NHSDC Call for Session Proposals! Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Conference Update! The National Human Services Data Consortium (NHSDC) will be holding its Spring Conference on April 16 & 17, 2015, at the Embassy Suites Denver-Downtown/Convention Center in Denver, CO. Conference registration will open early in January. This year's theme is Supporting cross-systems data collaboration for integrated, person-centered care planning. Those interested in presenting at the Spring Conference are encouraged to review the "Call for Session Proposals" section below. Hotel Information Embassy Suites Denver-Downtown/Convention Center 1420 Stout Street Denver, CO 80202 Room rate: $149.00 (not including tax or fees) Use our Online Reservations Link Or call 303-592-1000 and reference NHSDC Spring 2015 Conference or code NHS Please note: th
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Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Happy Holidays and Exciting News from SNAPS As we celebrate the Holidays and the end of the year is upon us, I wanted to take a moment and say thank you once again for all of the work that you do day in and day out to serve men, women, and children who are experiencing homelessness in our communities. I am grateful that we have so many talented and dedicated people working to end homelessness across the country. With no Continuum of Care application deadline looming, I hope that you are enjoying a restful and peaceful holiday season with friends and family.
--> Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your browser . Suicide Myths and a New Tool for Suicide Prevention It's a common myth that suicide rates are highest during the holiday season. Suicide rates are actually lowest in December, and rates peak during the spring and fall. However, suicide remains a major public health challenge all year long; more than 40,000 Americans die by suicide every year, and suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. As the new year approaches, SAMHSA is preparing to release a free mobile app—optimized for tablets—called Suicide Safe , a suicide prevention learning tool for behavioral health and primary care providers. Suicide Safe helps providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and reduce suicide risk among their patients. SAMHSA's free Suicide Safe app will be avail