Suicide Prevention Week (September 8-14) kicks off in our area with the Rotary Run for Life on Sunday, September 8, in support of the Coordinated Suicide Prevention Program (CSPP) and other mental health initiatives.  On Thursday, Angela Fetch Muzyka from CSPP will speak at our Rotary meeting to tell us what the program is all about.  There are a few more suicide prevention and awareness events in the area you should be aware of.  Details of each event are available by clicking on the links below.
  • Into the Heart of Suicide - Making sense of suicide at a root level through the most powerful force that drives us: our need for connection.  This talk by Eugena Maguire is being hosted by the CSPP and Stony Plain FCSS on Monday, September 9.  Tickets cost $10.
  • You are Tough Enough - Bring the family to help build garden beds for World Suicide Prevention Day on Tuesday, September 10 at the Spruce Grove Ag Society Community Garden at 455 King Street, Spruce Grove.
  • safeTALK - Suicide Alertness for Everyone - a half-day workshop to learn the signs and how to get help for someone at risk of suicide. Thursday, September 12 5:30-9 PM in Spruce Grove.