Suicide prevention class for public set for September 18

  • It is possible to be helpful to those feeling hopeless. The Mountain Communities have had their share of grief from youth suicide and dangerous behavior. A prevention class for the public is Wednesday, Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m.at the Frazier Park Library. [photo by Pam Sturdevant]

    It is possible to be helpful to those feeling hopeless. The Mountain Communities have had their share of grief from youth suicide and dangerous behavior. A prevention class for the public is Wednesday, Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m.at the Frazier Park Library. [photo by Pam Sturdevant]

By Sara Haflich, FMHS principal  

Next week, September 8–13 is suicide prevention awareness week. On September 9 all Frazier Mountain High School staff will receive training on suicide prevention from Kern County Mental Health. Their suicide prevention specialist will also give a public meeting to inform our community.

On Wednesday, Sept. 18 the public is invited to attend  the 90-minute class, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Frazier Park Library.

Kern County Mental Health is offering all of these trainings free of charge for our school district and our community.

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This is part of the September 13, 2013 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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