Washtenaw Alive

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Washtenaw Alive Logo Prevention Works! Get Involved!

“If you are in crisis and need help, please call
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

This is a 24-HOUR National Suicide Prevention Hotline

  • Washtenaw Alive is the suicide prevention planning coalition of Washtenaw County.  Facilitated by the Washtenaw County Public Health Department, members from around the county have come together to build and implement the Washtenaw County Suicide Prevention Plan and provide resources to the community. Membership is made up of individual citizens and staff members from various organizations around the county including:

as well as various schools and many others


Region 2 South is sponsoring one Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training course! Details

734-544-3050 is a 24 hour hotline at the Washtenaw County Community Mental Health

Please note:

Anne Daws-Lazar has been appointed as the new Critical Incident Debriefing Coordinator within the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Division.  She can be reached at 734 994 2911

Anne recently retired after 25 years with the Ann Arbor Police Department as both a Communications Training Officer and Dispatch Shift Leader.  In 1995 she was trained in basic CISM (“Critical Incident Stress Management”) and joined Washtenaw County’s team, eventually serving five years as the team’s program coordinator.  Following her retirement, Anne remained active in CISM and has also responded to numerous TERN requests (“Traumatic Events Response Network, or CISM for the general public).  Anne holds a BA in Social Welfare from the State University of New York at Albany.



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Washtenaw Alive with funds from the Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant is delivering several community presentations around the county titled “Let’s Talk About Preventing Youth Suicide”. Help  make Washtenaw County a suicide safer community!  Get involved!


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