The Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition Observes International Suicide Prevention Week!

The Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition Observes International Suicide Prevention Week!

The Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition is grateful to Juneau Parks and Recreation as well as 360 North for their collaboration in helping the Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition (JSPC) observe International Suicide Prevention Day.

International Suicide Prevention Week is September 5th through September 11th. International Suicide Prevention Day is September 10th.

Throughout International Suicide Prevention Week, 360 North will air Dr. Bob Baugher’s presentation, “Understanding the Suicidal Person.” Dr. Bob Baugher is an Instructor at Highline Community College, in Des Moines, Washington. He teaches courses in Psychology, Suicide Intervention, and Death Education. He has worked with the Washington State Youth Suicide Prevention Program.  This presentation was filmed in Juneau on September, 2010. To view online click here: http://www.360north.org/suicide-awareness/ Dates and times for 360 North’s television broadcast of “Understanding the Suicidal Person” are listed below.

Mon      09/05/16              10 PM

Tue        09/06/16              1 AM

Tue        09/06/16              4 AM

Tue        09/06/16              7 AM

Tue        09/06/16              1 PM

Fri           09/09/16              8 AM

Fri           09/09/16              2 PM

Sat          09/10/16              2 AM

Sat          09/10/16              5 AM

Sat          09/10/16              3 PM

Sun        09/11/16              2 PM

Sun        09/11/16              9 PM

Stay tuned for information on Suicide Survivors Day and the airing of the second half of Dr. Baugher’s presentation which focuses on recovery from grief and loss.

On September, 10th International Suicide Prevention Day, the JSPC will have suicide prevention material at various of Juneau Parks and Recreation Play Day locations.
Play Day is a phenomenal local event sponsored by Juneau Parks and Recreation. At Zach Gordon, from 11 to 1 p.m. for example, there will be suicide prevention materials, a hot dog lunch, a demonstration from the Juneau Roller Girls and Climbing wall activities. Stay tuned for more information on Play Day events and locations.