TOMORROW…Speak Up, Save a Life: Suicide Prevention Forum

In recognition of September Suicide Prevention Month, we are partnering with StarVista and Caltrain to host the following free and public event tomorrow:

Speak Up, Save a Life: Suicide Prevention Forum
Friday, September 25 / 12:00-1:30 PM
San Mateo Main Library, Oak Room
55 West 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA, 94402

The Forum will feature keynote speaker Dr. Jorge Wong, Behavioral Health Services Director at Asian Americans for Community Involvement and panelists Salvador Zuno, Caltrain Transit Police; Narges Zohoury Dillon, StarVista Crisis Hotline; Teresa Tantau, in recovery from a suicide event; and Alan Cochran, family member of someone who has experienced suicide.

Refreshments will be provided and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available. Interpretive services will be available upon request with three days’ notice. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Sylvia Leung at sleung@smcgov.org or 650-578-7165.  Download the flyer.

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If you or someone you know may be thinking about suicide, speak with a trained counselor who can help you 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Call the StarVista crisis hotline (650) 579-0350.

For more information on suicide prevention, visit www.smchealth.org/SuicidePrevention.

More on Suicide Prevention Day and Week:
United States Presidential Proclamation of World Suicide Prevention Day
Get Involved with Suicide Prevention Week