Thank you Yolo Credit Federal Union!

We’d like to thank Yolo Credit Federal Union for their generous donation of $30,000. This past year, we received almost 10,000 calls! Due to the increase in needs of our services, we are expanding our staffing which requires purchasing more computers, desks, phones, and headsets. Yolo Credit Federal Union has made it possible for us […]

We are hiring!

Program Director of Suicide Prevention Crisis Line Suicide Prevention of Yolo County (SPYC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides crisis prevention and intervention, education and community outreach services to residents of Yolo County. Established in 1966, SPYC is among the oldest suicide prevention crisis lines in the nation, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days […]

March 2020 Survivor Support Group CANCELLED

Amidst concerns of spreading infectious diseases, Yolo Hospice is following Yolo County guidelines and suspending their groups/workshops for the time being. As our Survivor Support group convenes at Yolo Hospice, that suspension will also affect our support group. We will attempt to let everyone know about the April group as soon as we know the […]

New Daytime Accelerated Volunteer Training!

Have you been wanting to participate in our Crisis Line Volunteer Training for a while but just haven’t ever been able to make the dates work? You’re in luck! This summer, Suicide Prevention is testing out a new time and structure for volunteer training. We will be offering the same great training (same amount of […]

Suicide Loss & Holidays

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (also known as Survivor Day) falls on the Saturday before American Thanksgiving. This year, it fell on November 23rd, 2019, marking a day where those affected by suicide loss came together for healing, understanding, support, and connection. Looking forward at the upcoming holidays can be a daunting prospect for […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week was this past week (October 6th – October 12th) and you might’ve seen various mental health related organizations recognize the work they do in their communities. Did you find time to bring awareness to mental illness and mental health issues? What kinds of activities did you engage in? At Suicide Prevention, […]

National Suicide Prevention Month & Week 2019

Did you know that September is National Suicide Prevention Month and that National Suicide Prevention Week is September 8th through 14th? For information on events during this month, check out the Each Mind Matters website (California’s Mental Health Movement) and the American Association for Suicidology site for more information on national efforts in suicide prevention […]