Suicide Prevention Network
Suicide Prevention Network

Suicide Prevention Network (SPN) is a non-profit agency located in Douglas County, Nevada that provides the resources for you to receive help, hope, comfort, understanding and support in a confidential environment, free of charge. Suicide Prevention Network is also able to connect you with others who are walking the same journey.


Seek Help

If you are having suicidal thoughts, have attempted suicide yourself, or are a survivor because you have lost someone you loved, consider coming to one of our group meetings. Read More

Know Someone?

It is important to be able to identify if someone you love is at risk of completing suicide. This section will give some tips on what to look for and some ideas about how to help someone who is suicidal. Read More

Warning Signs

These signs may mean someone is at risk for suicide. Risk is greater if a behavior is new or has increased and if it seems related to a painful event, loss or change. Read More


From our Facebook Page
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Dr. Joanne Cacciatore

For 23 years, I’ve been counseling grieving families. I don’t know why I’m continually shocked by the lack of tenderness in the world toward too many grieving and broken hearts. A grieving ... See more

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Why Mental Health Advocates Use the Words "Died by Suicide"As the country grapples with recent high-profile suicide deaths, prevention experts emphasize that suicide is complex. They recommend using ... See more

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Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention

The recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, along with the recent CDC article indicating suicides nationwide on the rise, while very shocking and sad, indicate some steps we should all ... See more

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When it hurts to live, it helps to talk.
Consider joining us June 7, 2018 in a group setting where you will feel comfortable, understood, supported and help in a confidential environment with ... See more

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The Ugly Shoes Club

Suicide does not discriminate. It affects all races, social groups and economic groups. So before you spread negative associations about suicide, please stop and think about all of the beautiful ... See more

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The Ugly Shoes Club

Unfortunately, when suicides occur, there are some people who blame the victim. There are many who lash out in anger at the one who caused others pain by taking their own life. It’s understandable ... See more

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We’re Here to Help
When it hurts to live, it helps to talk. Suicide Prevention Network offers group settings where you will find help, hope, comfort, understanding and support in a confidential environment with others who are feeling the very same way. You are not alone.

We are dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through support, education, and advocacy. Please consider joining us at any of the following groups provided free of charge at the Suicide Prevention Office, located at 1625 Hwy. 88, Suite 203, Minden, NV 89423.

Suicide Loss Support Group (Suicide Loss Survivors) meets in Minden on the first Thursday of every month, 6:00 to 7:30 PM at the Suicide Prevention Network office and in South Lake Tahoe on the 4th Thursday of each month, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at the Barton Public Relations office.

• Teen Support/Advisory Group (Living Out Loud) meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at lunch time (10:55 to 11:30 AM) at Douglas High School.

Contact Debbie at debbie@spnawareness.org or 775-783-1510


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Suicide Prevention Network (SPN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide. Donations which allow us to continue our work are gratefully accepted. Tax ID: 73-1646702