This website is designed, produced and maintained by Center for Health and Learning (CHL), Brattleboro, VT. This website and the UMatter logo is developed by CHL, under grant number SM058383 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and in partnership with the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the VT Department of Mental Health, and the VT Youth Suicide Prevention Coalition. The views, opinions and content expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS and should not be construed as such. For further information on UMatter contact CHL at 28 Vernon Street, Suite 319, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301, www.healthandlearning.org or call (802) 254-6590 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

2-1-1 is a program of the United Ways of Vermont. Help can be reached 24 hours a day in Vermont by calling toll-free 2-1-1 from any phone. You can also get more information about the United Ways of Vermont and this program here.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is available outside of Vermont. Calls made within Vermont will be routed to the 2-1-1 system. You can find more information about the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline programs here.

Additionally, CHL would like to thank the following partners for their support, resources, and guidance:

University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Vermont Child Improvement Program (V-CHIP)


Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Centers For Disease Control

Reach Out and Inspire USA Foundation

Mental Health America

Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

The Trevor Project

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