September 6, 2012
Yampa Valley Medical Center has been working with the Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide group to pilot the Suicide Prevention Advocates program at the hospital. YVMC’s Director of Emergency and Trauma Services Paula Golden, left, and Chief Nursing Officer Marie Timlin say the program has been a valuable resource for patients.
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Since December, trained volunteers with Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide have been on call at all hours to help people who come to the emergency room and are at risk of harming themselves.