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Becoming a Lifesaver

Have our last few posts made an impact on you, personally or professionally? Do you wish you could get involved in the Suicide Prevention Revolution?! Well, you're in luck! There are many ways to "Become a Lifesaver;" the term coined by the American Foundation for...

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Responding to a Mental Health Crisis

We have been sharing the importance of Suicide Prevention Month and many have asked, "What can I do?" or "How can I help?" So I ask YOU, would you know how to respond if someone reported they were struggling with suicidal ideation (thoughts)? If not, here are some...

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World Suicide Prevention Day

By: Rachel DeGrane World Suicide Prevention Day happens every year on September 10th. The main purpose of this day is to raise awareness in communities about how suicide can be prevented. Each year suicide is responsible for over 800,000 deaths worldwide; if you break...

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Suicide Prevention Month

By: Sydney Schertzer Did you know September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month?! Suicide is often a topic people avoid discussing. However, it is a very important and relevant topic to discuss. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people ranging in the...

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National Recovery Month

By: Sydney Schertzer The road to recovery from alcohol and drug abuse is long and requires a lot of grit and perseverance. Families who have loved ones dealing with drug abuse often do not know how to help. They end up doing something called enabling, which means...

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National Immunization Month

By: Syd Schertzer Immunizations, they were invented to help prevent life threatening illnesses, so why would some people opt out of getting them? If they help prevent diseases such as measles, polio, and other life threatening illnesses. Are they really that bad?!...

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Relieving Back to School Stress

By: Syd Schertzer School is right around the corner. Stress levels are rising and people are rushing to get last second school supplies or back to school clothes. Everyone’s sleep schedule is scrambled and things may seem out of place. Time management is very...

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National Night Out

By: Syd Schertzer National Night Out Day is all about preventing crime and making the neighborhood containing your household a safer environment to live in. The community gathers together in order to look out for one another. Local police will host barbecues and have...

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National Friendship Day

By Syd Schertzer Friendships are some of the most valued possessions in our lives. It makes sense that a day was invented to celebrate them! Friendships share trust, loyalty, memories, fun times, and fights. Friends are like a support person you can go to when you are...

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Back to School!

Amelia Lin's take on returning to school!!! Slowly but surely our days are getting shorter, the weather is cooling down, and every Target is stocking up on pencils, pens, and notebooks. Back to school season is upon us. Whether you’re a student, parent, or teacher,...

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