As the non-profit organization that operates the 24/7 Crisis Hotline (1-800-273-TALK) that serves NH and VT, Headrest hosted a series of “Virtual Lunches” throughout the month of September, themed around Suicide Prevention Month. The sessions were free and lasted about 30 minutes. Session schedule:
- Tuesday, September 8th: Kelleen Caravona, Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) NH – sharing general suicide prevention info **WATCH THE RECORDING HERE
- Tuesday, September 15th: Russell Conte, Mental Health and Wellness Coordinator for the NH State Police – has been working on bringing a Crisis Intervention Team Program to NH’s Law Enforcement Community **WATCH THE RECORDING HERE
- Tuesday, September 22nd: Penny King, Survivor of Suicide Loss – sharing her story **WATCH THE RECORDING HERE
- Tuesday, September 29th: Susan Morrison, Public Health Program Specialist for the NH Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Member of the NH Suicide Prevention Council and Survivor of Suicide Loss – sharing her story **WATCH THE RECORDING HERE
If you have suggestions for future sessions, please email Courtney Hoppe, Director of Development for Headrest, at firstname.lastname@example.org.