Suicide Prevention in Your Community

THURSDAY

September 23rd, 2021
12:00pm Eastern

OUR FACILITATORS

Amy Pipkin

Amy Pipkin

Prevention Supervisor

Katrina Robinson-Wheeler

Katrina Robinson-Wheeleer

Director of Outreach & Education

Breat Butler-Gilton

Brea Butler-Gilton

Suicide Prevention Training Coordinator

Amber Craig: BW,SN Facilitator

Amber Craig

Prevention Coordinator

Kimberly McGee

Kimberly McGee

Prevention Coordinator

PREVIOUS DISCUSSION TOPICS

Recovery

In this BW,SN, we hosted a panel of individuals in the recovery community to inspire positivity and promote the message that recovery IS possible.

Suicide is Preventable

Explored the topic of suicide: how to talk about it, signs and symptoms, and shared tools/resources for preventing suicides.

Media Overload & Zoom Fatigue

Explored the overload of politics, COVID-19, and feeling 'zoomed-out'. Tips and tricks for drawing healthy boundaries with social media.

The Importance of Sleep

Explored the physiological process of sleep, evaluated participants' sleeping practices, and explored strategies for improving sleep hygiene.

Invisible Wounds - Understanding P.T.S.D.

Explored types of P.T.S.D., discussed symptoms and causes, and explored prevention and seeking help.

Self-Care

Explored the concept of self-care with great tips and tricks for how to incorporate self-care into your daily routine.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Explored the importance of diversity, what equity actually means, and why inclusion is an important part of well-being.

Coping Mechanisms for Stress

Explored how stress influences every part of our body and provided evidence-based healthy coping mechanisms.

Positive Mindset & Practicing Gratitude

Defined and explored positive thinking and gratitude. Discussed the benefits and outcomes of these practices.

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Explored mental health among minoritized populations and addressed the importance of community support.

Healthy Relationships

Explored healthy and unhealthy relationships: how to identify each case, communicate effectively, and set boundaries.

Screen Time & Behavioral Health

Explored the overconsumption of screen time/social media and how to use these platforms in a healthy manner.

Body Image

Explored body image/self-esteem, examined the effects of poor body image, & considered body image improvement & acceptance strategies.

Mental Health - A Toolkit for Our Community

Explored mental health, language, and stigma. Identified strategies for addressing mental health and wellness.

Opioid Overdose Awareness

Explored opioids in Nassau County, FL, and how to save a life during an overdose situation. Provided resources related to the overdose crisis.

"I thought this was a fabulous discussion. I am so impressed with the work you all are doing. Thank you so much!"
"Very well done. Just the right amount of group management in terms of leading the discussion and keeping it going and on topic."
"I really appreciate this topic and definitely believe it needs to be discussed more. This is a topic I was passionate about during my graduate program."

"The ONLY reason I didn't share during this discussion was because of emotions. It's a delicate topic and hits very close to home. Very wonderful job!"

"Great topic. This was great!"

 

"Information was very helpful."

"We need more of this! Positivity and gratitude are much harder during these weird times. I needed this. Thank you!"