September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and Care to Change is calling attention to this important issue with a variety of activities.

We’d especially like to invite you to our Suicide Prevention Breakfast on September 16th at 8:30-10:30am at the Washington Township Pavilion, Birch Room. While there’s no cost to the event, since breakfast will be available, we ask that you register to attend.

Other activities for the month include:

Suicide Prevention Discussion Panel

This evening will focus on the different aspects of suicide – from awareness of signs, prevention activities, and strategies for helping those who are at risk. Panelists include representatives from mental health, LGBTQ, youth, military, and addiction. Join us in person to be able to submit specific questions to be answered that evening.

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Washington Township Pavilion – Birch Room
  • Register here
LGBTQ+ & Suicide:

The suicide rate in the LGBTQ+ community is at an all-time high. Join the conversation to discover ways to be prevent this from continuing.

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2020
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Washington Township Pavilion – Birch Room
  • Register here
Veterans

Veteran suicide is 1.5 times the suicide rates for non-veteran adults.  Join the conversation to help address this important issue.

  • Tuesday, September 9, 2020
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Washington Township Pavilion – Birch Room
  • Register here
Youth & Suicide:

Suicide is the second highest cause of death in Indiana for 14-24 year olds. Join the conversation to help address this important issue.

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Washington Township Pavilion – Birch Room
  • Register here
Suicide Prevention in the Churches

Suicide affects all walks of life and all circles of people, including those who are churched, and who lead churches. Never before has there been such pressure and mental health concerns. Join us as we talk about how to recognize signs before it is too late, and what the church can do when tragedy strikes.

  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
  • Location: Washington Township Park Pavilion – Birch Room
  • Register Required because breakfast is included, sponsored by Care to Change. Register here
Suicide Vigil

Losing a loved one to suicide is often lonely and challenging. Join others to raise awareness over suicide loss and honor loved ones lost.

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Washington Township Pavilion – Birch Room
  • Register here