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Read GV Wire’s story on Senate Bill 331, a bill focused on ensuring every county in California develop a suicide prevention plan.

When Brandy Lidbeck was 10 years old, her mom killed herself. “It was incredibly devastating,” said Lidbeck, the program coordinator for Survivors of Suicide Loss. For years, Lidbeck felt alone, ashamed and embarrassed. She constantly wondered if she bore any responsibility. “You are always questioning what if I did this or what if I never did that,” Lidbeck […]

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 […]