Posts on ‘suicide awareness’

SPEAK Week QPR Training

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Pennock Center for Counseling is partnering with the Brighton Youth Commission to provide two one-hour Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) courses free to the community for SPEAK Week! When:    Monday, April 29th                  Noon & 6:30 p.m. Where:  Historic City Hall (22 S. 4th Avenue, Brighton)                  Heritage Room Cost:       No Charge Register here! Download the […]

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S.P.E.A.K.: Suicide, Prevention, Education, Awareness and Knowledge

Monday, March 25th, 2019

The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC) is a body of 22 youth and 6 adults who are appointed by the Brighton City Council to study matters and plan events impacting youth and families in the City of Brighton. One of their biggest projects is SPEAK Week. SPEAK (Suicide Prevention Education and Knowledge) started in 2012 after the death […]

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Just Ask: Preventing Suicide

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

In light of the recent celebrity suicides, you may be asking yourself what to do if you suspect that a friend or loved one is struggling with thoughts of ending their life. The topic of suicide can be very overwhelming and it’s understandable to feel at a loss of what to do about it. We […]

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Suicide Prevention: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

By Mallory Crouch, LCSW Suicide can be an uncomfortable topic of conversation. Keep the lines of communication open and know the warning signs. You could save a life. September is National Suicide Awareness and Prevention month. Did you know that suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in America? Suicide has become a major […]

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