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The Samaritans, Inc. is Seeking an Executive Director
October 7, 2005

Our small non-profit organization is seeking a highly organized, reliable and motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills for a full time, 35 hour per week position. The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher and will have experience in human services and/or management. Requisite skills include public speaking, program management and administration. The Samaritans, Inc. is a Monadnock United Way Agency whose mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of suicide in the community. Please send resume and cover letter to: Search Committee The Samaritans, Inc. 103 Roxbury St., Suite 304 Keene, NH 03431. No phone calls please. EOE Read More>

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
October 2005

The implications and effects of domestic violence in our society are broad and severe:

• The health-related costs of rape, physical assault, stalking and homicide by intimate partners exceed five point 8 billion dollars each year (Centers for Disease Control Study, 2000) Read More>

Answer the Call
September 20, 2005
The Samaritans of the Monadnock Region is seeking volunteers to help staff their 24-hour hotline in both the Keene and Peterborough areas.

The Samaritans offer telephone support to individuals who are in need ofsomeone to talk to about their feeling depressed, lonely, anxious or suicidal. Read More>

Suicide Prevention Week from September 4 to 10, 2005
August 12, 2005
Suicide Prevention Week for 2005 is set for September 4 through 10. New Hampshire ranks 39th in the nation in its rate of suicidal deaths. Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the United States with one suicide occurring on average every 17 minutes. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death nationally among 15- to 24-year-olds but is the 2nd leading cause of death in New Hampshire, second only to accidents. The elderly make up 12.3% of the population, but comprise 17.5% of all suicides. Approximately 800,000 Americans attempt suicide each year. It is estimated that five million living Americans have attempted to kill themselves. Every year in the United States, more than 17,000 men and women kill themselves with a gun; two-thirds more than the number who use a gun to kill another person. An estimated 4.47 million Americans are survivors of the suicide of a friend, family member, or loved one. Read More>

Sudden Loss and Traumatic Grief A Professional Workshop
presented by Barbara Rubel, MA, BCETS

October 13, 2004
Have you been working with a family who recently lost someone to suicide, domestic violence, homicide or an accident? Join internationally known consultant, speaker and author Barbara Rubel, MA, BCETS at the Best Western Sovereign Hotel in Keene, NH on October 22, 2004 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. to find the answers to these questions and many more! Read More>

Community Profile: Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention
October 2004
At Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention, we are driven by two simple yet powerful beliefs: That everyone in the community deserves to be safe. And that everyone in the community plays a role in preventing violence. Our mission is to give people the power to change their lives for the better. Read More>


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