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Free Resources

Looking for resources on Suicide & Depression? Here are a few of our favorites. For a complete list, check out our Resources page!
Looking for Faith-based information? Check out our Love Life Ministries branch!

Upcoming Events

YOU MATTER: Real Life Stories & Resources for Suicide Prevention | Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The keynote speaker for the event is LeAnn Hull. An accomplished businesswoman, the direction of LeAnn’s life changed with the loss of her 16-year-old son to suicide. In response to this tragedy, she founded Andy Hull’s Sunshine Foundation, with the mission to raise awareness of the high rate of suicide and providing coping skills to deal with life’s challenges. With a “You Matter!” approach, the group offers education, support and encouragement.

Following LeAnn’s message, there will be a panel discussion featuring community members and local experts. We are excited to announce that our Board Member and Secretary, Laura Cook, will be a panel member! Click here for more information and to reserve your spot.

Christian Life Assembly | Wed, Sept 27th & Thurs, Sept 28th 2017, 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Please Live’s Love Life Ministries will be presenting our Christian-based presentation to The Movement high school ministry on Wed, Sept 27th and again to the young adult ministry on Thurs, Sept 28th. Both nights will feature a mental health fair immediately following the presentation.

QPR Training | Question, Persuade, Refer

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, Refer – three steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR or the Heimlich Manuever help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Contact Us to set up a training.

Mental Health First Aid Training | Mental Wellness Awareness Association

Did you know you are more likely to encounter someone in a mental health crisis than in any medical crisis? This valuable training teaches you the skills to assess and intervene in a variety of mental health situations. Click here to visit our partners at the Mental Wellness Awareness Association for upcoming training events.

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