Passionate about suicide prevention? Get involved in your community and at a national level.
A local Kansas City organization that consists of members in the community who want to support Speak Up’s mission to reduce the stigma around mental health while bringing suicide prevention, awareness, and education to youth. Participate in community outreach events. Click here for more information.
Lindsey Doolittle is an elementary art teacher, author, mental health advocate, and suicide prevention activist in Kansas City. She is the author of “Goodnight, Mr. Vincent van Gogh”, a children’s book that offers a gentle way of explaining a loved one’s suicide to a child without sweeping it under the rug. Click here to visit the website and order your copy today. Part of the proceeds go to SASS (Suicide Awareness Survivor Support).
Join the Northland Coalition and other community members/agencies for a dynamic film screening of Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope. This limited release documentary examines how abuse, neglect and other adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) affect children’s development and their link to health outcomes in adulthood.
The film highlights how everyone can work together to support and build resilience in kids.
Click here to RSVP for a screening and/or to learn more how you can become involved in the Northland Resilience Committee.
Learn more at http://kpjrfilms.co/films/