SPS to hold Suicide Prevention Symposium
SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Public Schools will hold a Suicide Prevention Symposium on Thursday, March 29 at North Central High School.
The symposium will cover community resources, how to help, and how to get help.
A resource fair will be conducted from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Lutheran Community Services
Frontier Behavior Health
Institute for Family Development
Daybreak Youth Services
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Odyssey Youth Movement
Passages Family Support
Prevent Suicide Spokane
Failsafe for Life
Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital
Stand for Children
Excelsior Youth Center
Spokane Public Schools Behavioral Health
Youth Mental Health First Aid
The resource fair will be followed by a panel discussion, and question and answer session from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sevan Bussell, Odyssey Youth Movement, Director of Education and Advocacy
Stacey Okihara, Frontier Behavioral Health, Program Administrator for Crisis Response Services
Tom Cutting, Sacred Heart Hospital, Family Therapist
Sandi Skok, Daybreak, In-patient Services Coordinator
Shane Garcia, Native Project, Mental Health Therapist
Jill Yashingsky-Wortman, Gonzaga University, Director
Chris Moore, Spokane Public Schools, Coordinator
Jackie Smith, SPS student
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