Upcoming Events in Michiana
8/30/19 Student Video Contest: How can YOU Make a Difference in Someone’s Mental Health? For students within Elkhart, Marshall, and St. Joseph County ages 14-23; $500 Cash prize to top entry; Contest closes 9/18/19. Official contest rules: https://www.beaconhealthsystem.org/community-impact/2019-student-video-contest/ Sponsored by Beacon Community Impact as part of the Mary Morris Leighton Impact Series
9/7/19 Michiana Out of Darkness Walk 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. Oxbow Park, Goshen Contact: Stephen Gray, 574-322-8597; michanaAFSPwalk@gmail.com; www. AFSP.org; Sponsored by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Indiana
Suicide: The Ripple Effect Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqbP-KejHVY;
(Q & A to Follow) Free Event Sponsored by Beacon Community Impact as part of the 2019 Mary Morris Leighton Lecture
www.beaconhealthsystem.org/community-impact/mary-morris-leighton-impact-series 9/9/19 AMC Classic Elkhart 14, 2701 Cassopolis St., Elkhart 6:30-8:30 p.m.
9/10/19 Bremen High School Auditorium, 511 W. Grant St., Bremen 6:00 -8:00 p.m.
9/11/19 AMC South Bend 16, 450 W. Chippewa Ave., South Bend 6:30 -8:30 p.m.
9/12/19 ASIST Suicide Prevention Workshop. Two-day workshop in suicide first-aid
9/13/19 for members of all caregiving groups (family, friends, community members and professionals). (This workshop is currently full; the next one in Michiana will take place in February). 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. both days; St. Peter Lutheran Church, 437 E. Dragoon Trail, Mishawaka. www.SJCsuicide prevention.org. Sponsored by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Indiana and presented by the Suicide Prevention Center of United Health Services and Oaklawn.
9/19/19 Youth Worker Café: Youth Suicide: Bridging the Gap from Silence to Hope 11:00 -1:00 p.m. Salvation Army Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, 900 W. Western, South Bend; Free Event; Please register@ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/st-joseph-county-youth-worker-cafe-registration-69869644989: Sponsored by Indiana Youth Institute; www.iyi.org
9/25/19 Suicide Survivors Candlelight Vigil 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Sacred Waters, 16990 Douglas Road, Mishawaka; Free & open to the public; 574-314-5426; www.SJCsuicideprevention.org; Sponsored by The Suicide Prevention Center of United Health Services
10/8/19 Kevin Hines Beyond the Bridge: In Pursuit of Mental Health 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Century Center Community Center, South Bend; Free & open to the public
6:00 -7:15 Interactive Resource Fair; 7:30 -8:30 Kevin Hines Presentation; 8:30-9:00 Tips on Managing Mental Health; www.beacon.health/leighton; Presented by Beacon Community Impact as the 2019 Mary Morris Leighton Lecture.
10/17/19 Youth Mental Health First Aid. Full-day workshop teaching caring adults how to help an adolescent experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or crisis. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Oaklawn South Bend, 415 E. Madison St., South Bend. Cost: $30; Free for educators. (Contact for educator code: firstname.lastname@example.org) Register: www.oaklawn.org/events
10/21/19 QPR: Recognizing & Responding to the Warning Signs of Suicide 6:00-8:00 p.m.; Elkhart Health & Aquatics, 200 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Free Event; email@example.com/commons-events; Sponsored by Beacon Community Impact as part of the Mary Morris Leighton Impact Series
SJC Cares is the System of Care organization in St. Joe County. For more information on how you can become more involved with youth mental health promotion in our community, please contact Becky Zakowski @ firstname.lastname@example.org; 574-202-2754