Suicide Prevention Awareness Week 2021 Virtual Press Conference This Friday

by | Sep 1, 2021 | Auburn, Bedford, Candia, Deerfield, Goffstown, Hooksett, Makin ’It Happen Together, Makin’ It Happen in the 603, Manchester, New Boston, Prevention | 0 comments

National Suicide Prevention Week is September 5th, 2021 through September 11th, 2021 surrounding World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2021. It’s a time to share resources and stories, as well as promote suicide prevention awareness. The New Hampshire Suicide Prevention Council will be hosting a kick-off press conference on Friday, September 3rd from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM with a focus on connecting to help during a pandemic.

The agenda is as follows:

Opening/Welcome  – Russ Conte, SPC President

Introduction of Governor – Ken Norton, NAMI NH

Governor Sununu – presentation of the proclamation

Introduction of the Kid Governor – Candice Porter

Kid Governor (Charlie) – Reading of the proclamation/inspiration is everywhere

Preparing for 988 – Jennifer O’Higgins/Shamara Simpson

NH progress/iCARE – Jennifer Sabin

Q & A – time permitting

Conclusion – Russ Conte

The New Hampshire Suicide Prevention Council invites both press and community members to attend the virtual press conference. Register in advance for this event: