September is Suicide Prevention Month
You can find out more about Suicide Prevention Month and Week at the American Association of Suicidology. Here you will find information on how to get involved in your community, including a toolkit with ideas and resources.
News & Events
Shawnee County Suicide Prevention Coalition 3rd Annual 5k Run Walk (Sept 19) August 18, 2015
Shawnee County Suicide Prevention Coalition will host the 3rd Annual Run/Walk to bring Hope, Prevention, Awareness and Education to Shawnee County Residents. The coalition will utilize funds to spread the word about suicide prevention throughout the county.
2-Day ASIST Training - Merriam, KS (Sept. 17-18) August 18, 2015
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two day workshop for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Over one million caregivers have participated in this two-day, highly interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop. Participants include but are not limited to clergy, school professionals, mental health professionals, law enforcement, etc.