Preventing Suicide in Northwest Indiana 


The Northwest Indiana Suicide Prevention Council is a group of individuals and organizations dedicated to suicide prevention. The council is diverse and represented by universities, mental health care centers, education centers, schools, hospitals, support groups, and more. Since 2006, members have been meeting to share information, develop goals, new projects, and analyze our progress.

The Northwest Indiana Suicide Prevention Council is an open group and anyone is welcome to attend meetings. The council members offer suicide prevention and intervention trainings to communities, schools, and workplaces in Lake County, LaPorte County, Porter County, Newton County, and Jasper County.


Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is for everyone 16 or older, who wants to be able to provide suicide first aid.

Question. Persuade. Refer. As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help to save a life.

S.O.S. Signs of Suicide Prevention Program is a universal, school-based depression awareness and suicide prevention program designed for middle-school or high-school students.

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorder. The training can be tailored specifically to those working with adults, those who work with youth, and also those working with veterans and their families.

Raw Coping Power: Stress management training for the workplace.


For more information, contact Geminus Prevention Services at 219-757-1849 or visit our Facebook page at 


Geminus supports early childhood education, family services, and prevention programs in Northwest and Northern Indiana. Our network of partners includes community-based health care and social services, welcoming Indiana residents of all ages and income levels with fully integrated, streamlined services.

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