International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

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Name: International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM MST
Event Description:
Have you lost someone to suicide? International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Montana State Capitol building's rotunda to give loss survivors a place to gather, find comfort and gain understanding together. Intended for anyone touched by a suicide loss, the gathering will feature a screening of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) documentary “The Journey: A Story of Healing and Hope,” and the follow-up featurette, “The Journey Revisited.” Helena’s Survivor Day also includes speeches from Rep. Mary Ann Dunwell, along with Helena and East Helena Mayors Jim Smith and James Schell, as well as a resource fair, a Q&A panel of local experts, a luminary lighting and refreshments. Free and open to the public, the AFSP event is hosted by the East Helena Suicide Prevention & Awareness Coalition, Breathe, Let’s Start a Conversation, the Montana VA Healthcare System, the Awareness Network, Montana Joining Community Forces and Helena High School’s mental health awareness club, HHS Together. To learn more about Survivor Day locally or to register, visit afsp.org/survivor_day/helena-montana/, contact organizer Tova Reddick-Starkel at (406) 465-4471 or tovareddickstarkel@yahoo.com or visit afsp.org/SurvivorDay for events near you.
Location:
Montana Capitol Building, Rotunda 1301 East 6th Ave, Helena
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, Nov. 18 4 - 7:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
Jess Hegstrom
Fees/Admission:
Free
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