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 2020, themed around Suicide Prevention Month. The sessions were free and lasted about 30 minutes and all appear below for viewing at your convenience.

If you have suggestions for future sessions, please email Courtney Hoppe, Director of Development for Headrest, at courtney.hoppe@headrest.org.

Tuesday, September 8th: Kelleen CaravonaSuicide Prevention Coordinator for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) NH – sharing general suicide prevention info

Tuesday, September 15th: Russell ConteMental 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

Tuesday, September 22nd: Penny King, Survivor of Suicide Loss – sharing her story

Tuesday, September 29th: Susan MorrisonPublic 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