The Suicide Prevention Program oversees organized County activities to prevent suicide as a consequence of mental illness. Programs include public and targeted information campaigns, suicide prevention hotlines, training, and education. The program also leads the Suicide Prevention Council meetings, hosts annual forums, and works close with community partners to better inform equitable suicide prevention efforts.
2021 Suicide Prevention Forum:
The Suicide Prevention Forum is an annual event hosted in partnership by County Behavioral Health and Transitions-Mental Health Association.
This year, the Forum will feature speaker, Kelechi Ubozoh, a mental health advocate, writer, and suicide attempt survivor.
Kelechi Ubozoh will deliver a storytelling forum on "How My Friends Showed Up: Support During a Mental Health Crisis" exploring her personal story and how community members can show up for someone in a crisis.
To register please use this link: https://sloco.wufoo.com/forms/spf2021