SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH
If you need help, call 9-1-1 or contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Emotional Well-being During the COVID-19 Outbreak
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – Disaster Distress Helpline
Memorial Healthcare offers personalized programs and services focusing on behavioral health and mental wellness. Treatment is provided by psychiatrists, social workers, RN’s, mental health technicians and recreational therapists and is based on patient needs and goals. Treatment includes assessment, psychopharmacology, education, therapeutic activities and therapy groups. The Behavioral Health Unit is a 19-bed, adult inpatient behavioral health unit. It provides 24-hour per day care to patients who need a safe, supportive environment. Patients are admitted on a voluntary or involuntary basis. Behavioral health services at Memorial Healthcare are licensed by the Michigan Department of Mental Health and accredited by the Joint Commission. To learn more, click here.
TRAUMA AND INJURY PREVENTION RESOURCES:
- SafeKids Worldwide: Dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries. We work to reduce traffic injuries, drownings, falls, burns, poisonings and more
- Youth Firesetting Information Repository & Evaluation System (YFIRES): If you are a parent or other direct caregiver of a youth involved in fire setting behavior, this link has resources that may help.
- It Can Happen In A Flash With a Splash: Each year, over 486,000 burn injuries occur in the United States that are serious enough to require medical treatment. An estimated 376,950 scald burn injuries were seen in hospital emergency rooms in the U.S. between 2013 and 2017. Join us in the fight to prevent severe burn and scald injuries!
- An older adult falls every second in the U.S. Learn how to stay safe and independent at:
- Stop the Bleed and save a life!
- #JustDrive: Distracted driving is a leading cause of crash-related injuries and deaths. Put down the phone and #JustDrive
- CDC Motor Vehicle Safety: For every 1 person killed in a motor vehicle crash, 9 people were hospitalized, and 88 people were treated and released from emergency departments. The CDC Motor Vehicle Safety website has resources for: child passenger safety, seat belts, teen drivers, distracted driving, older adult drivers, motorcycle safety, pedestrian safety, impaired driving, bicycle safety and global road safety.
- Michigan is “Educating Today for a Safer Tomorrow”: Learn about MI Prevention and how to keep your loved ones safe
- Burn Injury Awareness Events: Learn about weekend burn injury and awareness events.
- Water Safety USA: Leading the US in water safety and drowning prevention
- CDC Home and Recreational Safety: The CDC focuses on the science behind making people safe – working to prevent leading causes of injuries.
- CDC Child Safety and Injury Prevention: Injuries are the leading cause of death in children ages 19 and younger but most child injuries can be prevented
- CDC Heads Up: Concussion information for youth, parents, schools, and providers includes facts sheets, documentation for providers and training.
- Sports Concussion Law (Michigan)trauma
- CDC Violence Prevention: Prevention topics include child abuse and neglect, elder abuse, firearm violence, intimate partner violence, youth violence, sexual violence and suicide.
- National Human Trafficking Hotline: Call 1-888-373-7888 (TTY:711) / Text 233733 If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking, call now.