Trauma Prevention and Outreach Programs


ASK About Suicide to Save A Life

Harris Health System offers free Suicide Prevention training open to any interested individuals, faith-based groups, professionals or community groups.

Ask about suicidal thoughts and behavior
Seek more information about the individual, their risk factors and protective factors
Know how and where to refer them for help

ASK is not intended to be a form of counseling or treatment.

ASK is intended to offer hope through positive action.

ASK is intended to teach those who are in a position to recognize the warning signs, clues and suicidal communications of people in trouble to act vigorously to prevent a possible tragedy.

A Matter of Balance

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.

•view falls as controllable
•set goals for increasing activity
•make changes to reduce fall risks at home
•exercise to increase strength and balance

•anyone concerned about falls
•anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
•anyone who has fallen in the past
•anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns

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