Suicide Prevention Tag

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention AFSP is working to advocate for greater access to mental health resources in the state of West Virginia, and to educate people about the signs that you or a loved one are in distress / in need of assistance. The Mid-Ohio Valley Out of the Darkness Walk to Prevent Suicide will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at the Parkersburg City Park in Parkersburg, WV. Listen to our extended Community Matters Interview with Area Director of the West Virginia chapter of AFSP, Amanda Farley, along with co-chair of the Out of the Darkness Walk, Jackie Scott: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/AFSP-Out-of-the-Darkness-Walk-9-21-2022.mp3"][/audio]   Learn more at afsp.org/wv. Note, in Kentucky and West Virginia, you can reach the Suicide Prevention Hotline by dialing 988....

  The Not Alone Project Dalton Hale is a 16 year old student at Boyd County High School and the founder of the Not Alone Project. The Not Alone Project launched on September 1st to coincide with the start of Suicide Prevention Month, and will continue to provide regular content in partnership with The Big Idea Camp throughout the upcoming school year. This content will include testimonials, as well as tips for spotting the signs of anxiety and depression and information about how to seek additional help. Dalton started this ministry after going through the tragic loss of his cousin due to suicide. The phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is 1-800-273-8255. Follow the Not Alone Project on Instagram @_not.alone.   The Big Idea Camp The Big Idea Camp founder, Jeremy Holbrook, was moved by Dalton's passion to help others and is teaming up with him to develop curriculum that can be used in schools. The Big Idea Camp...