September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are co-sponsoring World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th. The theme of this 11th anniversary event is “Stigma: A Major Barrier for Suicide Prevention.” According to the WHO and the latest Burden of Disease Estimation, suicide is a major public health problem […]

Lifesavers Walk scheduled for Sept. 14

By Rich Suwanski The Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition will host its Sixth Annual Lifesavers Walk at 10 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Owensboro Health HealthPark. Registration is at 9 a.m. and participation is free, although tax-free donations are welcome to the private, nonprofit organization. “The purpose of the walk is to keep in our […]

Students get suicide prevention message

By Rich Suwanski Owensboro and Daviess County middle school and high school officials and students are receiving suicide prevention information this month from trained specialists. State law requires such training in the first month of school for public schools, and Mike Flaherty, the chairman of the Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition, is helping coordinate the […]

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Owensboro, Kentucky

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