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Posted on: September 7, 2023

[ARCHIVED] ontra Costa Health to Host Suicide Prevention Forum and Care Package Assembly Event

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WHAT

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Week, Contra Costa's Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) program is partnering with Find Your Anchor to build care packages containing mental health resources.

This Community Forum is part of the PEI Community Program Planning Process. Participants will learn about the program with a particular focus on suicide prevention, engage in self-care, hear from guest speakers and receive resources.

WHO:

Anyone interested in volunteering will help create personalized boxes filled with tools and reminders that provide support to people during challenging times.

WHEN:

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 from 2-5 p.m.

WHERE:

Vicente Martinez High School, 925 Susana St., Martinez, CA 94553

WHY:

Contra Costa Health recognizes the importance of suicide prevention and aims to foster awareness, inspire positive action, and bring together individuals who are passionate about mental health.

Contra Costa County's PEI program is funded through the state Mental Health Services Act. The current PEI budget provides over $50 million in support of more than 80 mental health and wellness programs. Program goals include sharing resources, identifying service needs and providing input to inform future planning of the PEI Three-Year Program and Expenditure plan.

Visit our website to find the most recent Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan along with other helpful information. 2023-SuicidePrevention updated

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