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Suicide Prevention...All Year Long
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Suicide Prevention
Continues All Year Long
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This year's Suicide Prevention Week Press Conference in Boise, ID & Notes of HOPE in Park City, UT on World Suicide Prevention Day press coverage below. Click photo for story.

Thank you to all who participated!

See more about these events here:
Park City Community Forum TONIGHT

This Forum is a chance for the community to come together and discuss the recent tragedies that have taken place in our school district. 
 
KPCW will broadcast a Community Forum live this evening from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. If you can't make it in person, listen live to KPCW or stream it live at kpcw.org.


Register for QPR training in Park City HERE

Register for Youth Mental Health First Aid. Trainings are scheduled in:  
  • Boise, ID
  • Park City, UT
  • Soda Springs, ID
Register HERE
Click to flyer above to reserve FREE tickets for an Idaho Screening of 'Paper Tigers'
Both Nampa and Boise have sold out, but we were able to secure additional theatre space and have released more tickets.
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Park City Planning Meeting for a Resilient Community 
RSVP below, lunch provided - Oct. 14 @ 12:00 @ UOP

Let's come together as partners in the Park City Community to host a series of film screenings and expert speaking panels to frame the conversation of supporting our youth and learning to approach life with resilience.
RSVP: Park City Planning Meeting for a Resilient Community
Download the Flyer
KUED’s timely film, Hope Lives: Preventing Teen Suicide, provides hope through the stories of survivors and of innovative approaches schools are taking to prevent suicide. Independent Utah filmmaker Frank Feldman’s approach to the film was to highlight three stories — a promising young athlete who took his own life when he wasn’t admitted to the colleges he wanted; a young man now in his late 20's who talks candidly about his suicide attempt as a teen and the relief he felt when he survived; and a young transgender teen who survived her suicide attempt, which reaffirmed her desire to live.
R U OK? 
When you get that gut feeling that you need to reach out to someone, do so. Assume you are the only one who will. Then check in. Keep checking in. And check in some more.
Much is taking place over the next few months. Please join us for a 5 year celebration happy hour at Payette Brewing on Oct. 3 and check out our calendar below for additional activities. Thank you for your support over the last 5 years. Looking forward to so much more to come! 
Thank you to everyone who contributed to Suicide Prevention Week and upcoming projects: Paper Tigers screenings, Mental Health First Aid and QPR trainings, fundraisers, etc. especially: 
  • Mayor Bieter, TJ Thomson, City of Boise, Idaho Suicide Prevention Coalition, Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline, AFSP, LiveWilder Foundation, NAMI, & SPAN Idaho
  • Optum IdahoIdaho Federation of Families For Children's Mental Health, and Idaho Children's Trust Fund 
  • Robby Borders, Einstein Bro's Bagels, Christina Shiebler for your help with "Notes of HOPE"
  • Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation, Maxwell's, Boneyard, Optum Utah
  • Payette Brewing, Scentsy, Biz Prints, Stephanie Niemsyk, Erin Mollerup, Kristen Elle, Jaime Myers, & Holt Haga
  • Idaho and Utah press and media outlets for coverage to drive awareness and using appropriate guidelines when reporting on suicide
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