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That doesn't surprise Barbara Gulbranson, director of the Suicide Prevention Center, which regularly goes into schools in St.Joseph County to talk with kids about suicide and to break down the stigma.Kids Count also reports that 19.8 percent of Indiana's high school students seriously thought about attempting suicide in 2015, above the national average of 17.7 percent.
Six students presented the card by the end of a day at a South Bend high school two weeks ago, Gulbranson said. Often, she said, “You might see one student who's looking down or gets teary eyed.”School staff immediately put the students in touch with help.Counselors help these women make safety plans, obtain jobs or job training and work toward independence and self-sufficiency. Advocates work with judges, prosecutors and police departments, and also refer appropriate batterers to counseling programs offered by other agencies.Court advocates also offer support during the PFA process. Clair County: 205-338-8808Jefferson County: 205-322-9922The YW maintains a 24-hour crisis line answered by staff and volunteers trained in crisis intervention.The center's website has a list of local therapists who will see clients without delay if they have suicidal thoughts.A separate national suicide hotline is 800-273-8255.