Northeastern Washington County has experienced at least 4 losses from suicide this winter. The Calais School Department, Woodland School Department, and many other local community organizations believe that suicide prevention relies on the caring connection of ALL of our citizens. This forum is a time to recognize our losses, acknowledge our grief and learn about managing our needs and the needs of our children and families in these challenging times. We will also address suicide prevention and how to intervene with someone in crisis. A panel of local experts will talk about resources available to connect a person to help across our region.
This is a free, virtual event open to any adult or teen in our region; parents are urged to attend with their children. This event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 10th at 6:30pm. More information will follow along with a link to the event Supporting Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in Downeast Maine – a community forum.