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The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado (SPCC) was formed in 1999, when concerned citizens set out to create a statewide agency with the purpose of preventing suicide and creating a resource network for those who were working to prevent suicide around the state.

Today, SPCC’s membership of concerned agencies, organizations and individuals who are working in the areas of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention has statewide reach.

The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado works statewide to prevent suicide and its impact.

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13 Reasons Why not

While a controversial new show on Netflix highlights thirteen reasons why the main character wants to die, students at Oxford High School in Michigan want to highlight thirteen reasons why they want to live.

For thirteen days, individual students will play a recorded message over the school intercom that highlights a challenge they are overcoming and a classmate who has helped them overcome.

“I watched the series. I thought it accurately depicted the problems that teenagers in high school are facing now. But it was incredibly troubling to me that suicide was portrayed as being, almost, inevitable, like she had no other option,” said Pam Fine, Dean of Oxford High School.

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Anyone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts should contact Colorado Crisis Services: http://coloradocrisisservices.org/ or 844-493-TALK(8255).


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