FREMONT – September is National Suicide Prevention month and the Mental Health and the Youth Safety and Prevention Committees of the Fremont Family Coalition are hosting a suicide awareness & prevention event this month.
Called “Suicide Speaks to Everyone,” the event, scheduled for Wednesday, September 19th, will be free, open to the public and will have age appropriate activities for kids, youth and adults. Fremont Nazarene Church will host the event.
Speakers will cover a wide range of topics, broken out into sessions for adults, youth and children, to tackle the topic in age appropriate ways. Speaking to adults from 6:30P to 7:30P will be Janae Shillito from The Kim Foundation and Donna Wolfe from the Nebraska Suicide Prevention Coalition. Wolfe will then hold a roundtable discussion for youth participants from 6P to 8P. There will be kids’ events in the child care center for little ones through 6th graders, as well, so that parents and youths can hear the speakers & participate in the roundtable.
Fremont Health will provide a free pizza dinner from 6:00 to 6:30, and all are invited to enjoy the meal together.
Save the Date:
Event: Suicide Speaks to Everyone
Date: Wednesday, 9/19/18
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Fremont Nazarene Church, 960 Johnson Road, Fremont, NE 68025
Suicide is a leading cause of death in Nebraska. If you are struggling with depression or other causes of suicidal thoughts, please reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, available 24 hours a day. Learn more about suicide prevention at https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/