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Dawan Utecht on Central Valley Today

It’s suicide prevention month and earlier this week Dawan Utecht, Director of Fresno County Behavioral Health was invited to share the suicide prevention efforts being done by the Fresno County Suicide Prevention Collaborative on the Central Valley Today show. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Vrh6blQcDVCiHXdPDL3iQ-e7UovBDch-/view?usp=sharing  

Send Silence Packing

There is a powerful display regarding Suicide Prevention that made stops in Fresno and Clovis earlier this week. It’s called Send Silence Packing put together by Active Minds. Send Silence Packing is a nationally recognized traveling exhibition of donated backpacks representing college students lost to suicide each year. The program is designed to raise awareness […]

KMPH Fox 26 Town Hall: Preventing Teen Suicide

The Clovis Veterans Memorial District welcomed the community to attend the Fresno County Suicide Prevention Collaborative and KMPH Fox 26 Live Town Hall: Preventing Teen Suicide on March 13, 2018. Moderated by Kim Stephens, FOX26 News anchor on “Great Day,” this event fostered hope in the community through accurate information, resources, and the opportunity to ask […]

Suicide Prevention & Directing Change

Earlier in the week the Department of Behavioral Health was contacted and by students from Quail Lake Charter school in Sanger. The students were tasked with bringing in speakers on topics they felt were important to them and their community. The students chose the topic of Preventing Suicide and asked a representative from DBH to […]

KSEE 24 Discusses the Suicide Prevention Collaborative

Dawan Utecht & Stan Collins were invited by KSEE 24’s Alex Delgado host of Central Valley Today to discuss the Suicide Prevention Collaborative and the upcoming Directing Change Student Film Contest. Take a moment to watch the segment that includes a video from Kingsburg High School student Matthew Flores. http://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/suicide-prevention-program/846051242