The Idaho Suicide Prevention Coalition aims to encourage passage of legislation to empower schools in preventing suicide. Wednesday could put Idaho one step closer to identifying mental health problems in our schools.
"I put them in the bathroom and on cafeteria tables. If I could maybe help just one person, my heart would be so full." - Jenni. Her story isn't much different than yours. If you're not putting out cards, are you someone who is in need of them? Being on either side is okay.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for Idahoans age 15-34. Chances are you're close with someone who has at least attempted suicide. Maybe it's you. The Treasure Valley is making changes and you can be part of it - be vocal or be silent. Either way, you are needed.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and next week is a full week of events and awareness campaigns to bring us all together to talk. You can take action and here's how we can do it together. Let's stand side-by-side.
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness month and a time to talk. Talk about how you aren't alone. Talk about mental health. Talk about how this isn't the end of your story. It's happening right here in Idaho.