LOCAL EVENTS

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Save a Shore farmer

Hosted by: Jesse Klump Memorial Fund, Inc

Date: September 3, 2019

Location: P.O. Box 1786, Berlin, MD 21811 USA

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Contact: Ronald Pilling - weremember@jessespadle.org

Additional Notes:

September marks the start of the 2nd year of a campaign on Maryland's lower Eastern Shore focusing on the rising rates of suicide in the agriculture community. Year one sparked interest from across Maryland and as far distant as Minnesota. The campaign is built on intensive public media, appearances at ag-related events, enabling like-minded agencies across Maryland to mount their own campaigns, and working in partnership with youth groups like the 4H and the Future Farmers of America. To learn more visit www.saveashorefarmer.org.


Innovative and Interactive Approaches to Suicide Assessment and Safety Planning

Hosted by: Catalively, a Colorado Nonprofit Corporation

Date: September 6, 2019

Location: 1661 Mesa Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 USA

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Khara Croswaite Brindle - catalively@gmail.com

Additional Notes:

A FREE event for mental health professionals seeking training in clinical suicide assessment and the evolving needs of engaging youth through technology to save more lives! Register at: https://innovativesuicideassessmentcosprings2.eventbrite.com


12th Annual Lifesavers Walk

Hosted by: Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition

Date: September 7, 2019

Location: 1215 Hickman Ave, Moreland Park, Owensboro, KY 42301 USA

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Contact: Eva Atkinson - eva.atkinson@brescia.edu

Additional Notes:

9am CST-Registration begins; 9:45am CST Send off; 10am CST Walk begins
Why Should I Walk?
• Walk in memory of those who have died by suicide
• Walk for those struggling with depression and thoughts of suicide
• Walk to raise awareness of suicide and the need for suicide prevention


Share the Journey suicide remembrance and prevention walk

Hosted by: Northeast Suicide Prevention Initiative

Date: September 7, 2019

Location: Lackawanna County Courthouse, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510 United States

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Contact: Kathy Wallace - nspiinformation@gmail.com


Hope, Faith, and Life

Contact Name: Paula Rymer

Contact Email: rymer13@marshall.edu

Hosting Organization: MU-SPEAC and Marshall University Counseling Center

Address of Event: 1757 10th Ave,, Huntington, WV 25701 United States

Date: 9/8/2019

Time: 11:00 PM

Additional Notes: Faith, Hope, and Life service will consist of the sharing of the program. QPR training after service with a pot luck dinner.


safetalk

Hosted by: Crisis Centre of BC

Date: September 10, 2019

Location: 763 East Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 1X8 Canada

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Contact: Jeffrey Preiss - jpreiss@crisiscentre.bc.ca

Additional Notes:

safeTALK is a half-day training that provides tools to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to resources. safeTALK is an internationally recognized workshop developed by Living Works Education.

https://crisiscentre.bc.ca/safetalktraining/


Suicide Memorial Luncheon and Ceremony

Contact Name: Paula Rymer

Contact Email: rymer13@marshall.edu

Hosting Organization: Marshall University Counseling Center, MU-SPEAC (GLS GRANTEES), Dept. of Social Work and Student Affairs

Address of Event: One John Marshall, Shawkey Room Marshall University Student Center, Huntington, WV 25755 United States

Date: 9/10/2019

Time: 12:00 PM

Additional Notes: 1,100 small teal flags will be set up on Buskirk Field to represent the 1,100 college students that die by suicide (on average) each year. The luncheon will honor those bereaved by suicide, with brief testimonies and a focal speaker, Professor Paula Rymer, whose daughter Alycen, lost her life to suicide while in college. Community and campus survivors to suicide loss are invited to attend. A brief memorial tribute will take place on Buskirk Field after the luncheon.


"The Ripple Effect" and "Ruck for Life"

Contact Name: Misty Allen

Contact Email: mvallen@health.nv.gov

Hosting Organization: Nevasda Coalition for Suicide Prevention and Operation Battle Born with community partners

Address of Event: TMCC/Dandini Campus 7000 Dandini Blvd. Sierra Bldg, Room 108, Reno, NV 89512 USA

Date: 9/10/2019

Time: 5:30 PM

Additional Notes: Please join us for a night of hope and inspiration! In observation of National Suicide Prevention Week and World Suicide Prevention Day, Reno representatives of the NCSP will show the film, “The Ripple Effect” by Kevin Hines, survivor of a suicide attempt off the Golden Gate Bridge at the age of 19. There will also be a “Ruck for Life” walk that the veterans are putting on where they will be carrying the dog tags of veterans who have died by suicide but civilian survivors are able to join. There will be luminaries along the path for the night walk around the campus.
Refreshments will be available for your enjoyment and are being provided by Prominence Health Plan.
Please use this link to register for the event-
https://nvsuicideprevention.org/event/movie-screening-reno-suicide-the-ripple-effect-sep-10-2019/


Words save lives

Hosted by: MarciaEpstein.biz

Date: September 10, 2019

Location: Lawrence Creates Makerspace, 512 E. 9th, Lawrence, Kansas 66044 USA

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Contact: Marcia Epstein - M.Epstein.LMSW@gmail.com

Additional Notes:

Words Save Lives is always on World Suicide Prevention Day & always features performances that create & strengthen the sense of belonging & being valued for everyone at the event. 8pm 4-Candle-Lighting to honor: Loved ones who died by suicide; People living with suicide grief; People living with suicide thoughts, self-harm, attempts; and Family-Friends of suicidal loved ones. Diverse performers (age, ability, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, faith or not, race, ethnicity, & more), a variety of arts, & diverse audience members. This year's performances include poetry, aerial acrobatics, comedy, storytelling, music, & belly dancing. Art materials & Poems-for-All for audience members to enjoy. Performers have experiences with suicide: suicide thoughts, self harm, attempts; grief; and/or supporting suicidal loved ones. www.facebook.com/events/399224907600627


Candlelight ceremony for suicide loss

Hosted by: Stop Suicide Northeast Indiana

Date: September 10, 2019

Location: Lakeside Park Rose Garden, 1401 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46805 United States

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Contact: Colleen Carpenter - colleen.carpenter1@gmail.com

Additional Notes:

Join Stop Suicide Northeast Indiana to remember loved ones who have been lost to suicide and to support one another.
Event will include remembrance activities, music, and a dove release. Check in at Pavilion 2. Street parking is available.
Registration is requested but not required at
https://candleceremony.eventbrite.com


Suicide Loss Memorial Vigil

Hosted by: Brescia University

Date: September 11, 2019

Location: 717 Frederica St, Campus Quad by Fountain/Clock Tower, Owensboro, KY 42301 United States

Time: 6:00 P.m.

Contact: Eva Atkinson - eva.atkinson@brescia.edu

Additional Notes:

Remembering those lost to suicide and those who struggle with mental health
6PM CST at the Clock Tower/Fountain in the BU Quad; if rain, TBA.
If you wish, bring something symbolic of loved one(s) lost. Open to Public.
If you cannot be join us, light a candle between 6-7pm CST to be with us in solidarity.


Check out our new Signs of Suicide (SOS) program videos!

Contact Name: Nick Hanzel-Snider

Contact Email: nhanzelsnider@mindwise.org

Hosting Organization: MindWise Innovations

Address of Event: 270 Bridge Street, Suite 205, Dedham, Massachusetts 02026 United States

Date: 9/12/2019

Time: 2:00 PM

Additional Notes: This is a one-hour long webinar to check out our new Signs of Suicide (SOS) suicide prevention program videos for middle and high schools, hear about new content in the program, and ask questions of the SOS team.
To register, visit: https://info.mindwise.org/webinar_sept1219
Please contact the SOS Team at sos@mindwise.org with any questions.


Raise Your Spirits Annual Fall Benefit

Hosted by: Catalively, a Colorado Nonprofit Corporation

Date: September 12, 2019

Location: 1946 E 66th Ave, Denver, CO 80229 USA

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Contact: Khara Croswaite Brindle - catalively@gmail.com

Additional Notes:

Join Catalively for their first annual fall benefit to save more young lives from suicide! We will have appetizers and adult drinks, as well as live music and a silent auction. All proceeds will fund suicide assessment tools and trainings in Colorado schools to eliminate suicide in our most vulnerable populations. Join us in raising spirits for a life-saving cause!


Tickets can be purchased at: https://raiseyourspiritsfallbenefit.eventbrite.com


10th Annual suicide prevention symposium

Contact Name: Amanda Ganoe

Contact Email: amanda@grassrootscrisis.org

Hosting Organization: Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center

Address of Event: NonProfit Collaborative of Howard County, 9770 Patuxent Woods Dr, Columbia, MD 20146 United States

Date: 9/13/2019

Time: 10:300 AM

Additional Notes: Topics include: how to best prevent suicide when you’re a professional AND a loved one of someone who struggles, Non Suicidal Self Injury, survivor of suicide/attempt survivor panel discussion AND much more!
Cost: $30; includes 4 CEU’s for social workers & lunch
Questions: email Amanda@grassrootscrisis.org
To register, go to https://grassrootscrisis.org/events/10th-annual-suicide-prevention-symposium/


Portsmouth NH Out of the Darkness Walk

Contact Name: Lisa Morgan

Contact Email: lisa.morgan7@yahoo.com

Hosting Organization: AFSP - American Foundation of Suicide Prevention

Address of Event: Little Harbor School Portsmouth NH, 50 Clough Drive, Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Date: 9/14/2019

Time: 8:00 AM

Additional Notes: Check in time is 8:00am EST and the walk ends at 12:00pm.  
The resource table will include the AAS 'Crisis Supports for the Autism Community Toolkit" and information about the Autism and Suicide committee.


Walk in Memory Walk for Hope

Hosted by: Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention

Date: September 14, 2019

Location: Idaho St., Elko, NV 89801 United States

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Contact: Lynette Vega - sosofelko@gmail.com

Additional Notes:

It is 5k walk/run. A $20 donation includes a t-shirt, beads, and other items. Dogs on leash will receive a treat and bandanna.


Physician Suicide: An International Dialog Between Survivors

Hosted by: SPEAK

Date: September 15, 2019

Location: 495 Uinta Way, Suite 120, Denver, CO 80230 USA

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Carla Fine - carlafine@earthlink.net

Additional Notes:

Carla Fine, author of "No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One" will participate in an international dialog on physician suicide with Dr. Nandini Murali, the founder of SPEAK, a leading suicide prevention organization based in Madurai, India. Both speakers lost their physician husbands to suicide and will share their personal experiences about surviving suicide loss in the U.S. and India. speakinitiative.org


Beta Launch of Saving More Lives from Suicide Series, online training content

Hosted by: Croswaite Counseling, PLLC

Date: September 19, 2019

Location: 495 Uinta Way, Suite 120, Denver, CO 80230 USA

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Contact: Khara Croswaite Brindle - croswaitecounselingpllc@gmail.com

Additional Notes:

Learn more about the Beta launch of the Saving More Lives From Suicide online continued education series at www.croswaitecounselingpllc.com/savinglivesseries


Suicide awareness day

Hosted by: Greater Dallas Suicide Prevention Coalition

Date: September 25, 2019

Location: Old Red Courthouse and Museum, Dallas,, TX 75201 US

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Contact: Margie Wright - margiew@sccenter.org

Additional Notes:

Shoes will be displayed to commemorate all the lives lost in the Great Dallas area during the past year. Featured speakers


fort wayne out of the darkness community walk

Hosted by: American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

Date: September 29, 2019

Location: Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802 United States

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Contact: Ann Boyko - annboykootd@gmail.com

Additional Notes:

Check in time is 12:00 PM, walk begins at 2:00 PM


You are not alone

Hosted by: SOS Delaware County, Indiana

Date: September 29, 2019

Location: Morrow's Meadow Park, 1901 S. Tiger Drive, Yorktown, Indiana 47396 USA

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Contact: Pam Taylor - sosdelawarecounty@gmail.com

Additional Notes:

This will be a Free Event to promote resources for survivors of suicide, facts about suicide, and improve services for suicide prevention in our community. Debbie Weir - National Senior Managing Director, Organizing and Engagement from Everytown, and Kala Klein, a survivor of suicide, will be guest speakers.

This community event will be held at Morrow’s Meadow on September 29, 2019, between 2-6pm. There will be children’s activities, but also resources from different agencies for adults about suicide prevention and postvention. NAMI, Ball State Counseling Dept., A Better Way, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Be Smart Program (besmartforkids.org), Moms Demand Action Red Flag Law Awareness Program, and Meridian Health Services have committed to table at our event. A Sheriff Deputy is also scheduled to appear to answer questions about the Red Flag Law.

There is a Facebook link for this event: https://www.facebook.com/groups/329929701048770/events/

Please email Pam Taylor if you have questions or would like to support this event at: sosdelawarecounty@gmail.com


Understanding and Supporting Youth At-risk for Suicide and Bereaved by Suicide: What ALL Schools Need to Know about Suicide Prevention and Postvention

Hosted by: National Suicidology Training Center (NSTC) and EMPACT-Suicide Prevention Center (EMPACT-SPC)

Date: October 28, 2019

Location: NSTC, 3013 Old Forge Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Contact: Sandra McNally - sandra.mcnally@lafrontera-empact.org

Additional Notes:

In this one-day training, participants will learn how to develop a comprehensive suicide prevention and postvention program for youth within a school setting. Participants will increase their knowledge about best-practice suicide prevention strategies for adolescents, as well as bereavement support services to offer youth after a suicide has occurred in the community.

The training is from 8am - 5pm

To register, visit: https://nstcyouthsuicide.eventbrite.com


Understanding and Supporting Youth At-risk for Suicide and Bereaved by Suicide: What ALL Schools Need to Know about Suicide Prevention and Postvention

Hosted by: National Suicidology Training Center (NSTC) and EMPACT-Suicide Prevention Center (EMPACT-SPC)

Date: October 30, 2019

Location: NSTC, 3013 Old Forge Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Contact: Sandra McNally - sandra.mcnally@lafrontera-empact.org

Additional Notes:

In this one-day training, participants will learn how to develop a comprehensive suicide prevention and postvention program for youth within a school setting. Participants will increase their knowledge about best-practice suicide prevention strategies for adolescents, as well as bereavement support services to offer youth after a suicide has occurred in the community.

The training is from 8am - 5pm

To register, visit: https://nstcyouthsuicide.eventbrite.com


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