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The Southern New Mexico Suicide Prevention and Survivor Support Coalition

The Southern New Mexico Suicide Prevention and Survivor Support Coalition first met in Las Cruces in November 2011 as a joint effort of Memorial Medical Center and New Mexico State University, under the leadership impetus of Bruce San Filippo, MD, … Continue reading

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Our Goals

Educate, inform, and raise awareness Reduce stigma, shame, and secrecy Create a forum for conversations and holistic multi-cultural collaborations Provide support to families and survivors of suicide Help facilitate support groups Serve as a resource Conduct research

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Our Aim

– To take ownership of this issue, empower families and communities, and implement solutions that work in our communities.

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Our Mission

“By coming together as a coalition, we envision that the communities we live in will have the information and tools to raise awareness, promote education, support survivors of suicide, and reduce suicides and attempted suicides.”

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