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To look at pictures from our past events, please follow this link: 

http://suicidepreventionphotos.shutterfly.com/

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Saturday, September 28th

13th Annual "Together it Gets Better"
5K Walk/Run

Join us for the 'Together It Gets Better' 5K for Suicide Prevention, a heartfelt event dedicated to raising awareness and support for mental health. This family-friendly event is perfect for all fitness levels – whether you choose to walk, run, jog, or simply enjoy the company of your community.

Highlights:

  • Inclusive Participation: Perfect for all ages and fitness levels.

  • Community Support: Connect with local organizations and learn about mental health resources.

  • Purposeful Fun: Enjoy a morning filled with positivity, encouragement, and support.

  • Silent Auction: Our amazing sponsors have donated some awesome items for use in our silent auction!

Let's come together to show that every step we take brings us closer to a world where everyone knows they are not alone, and help is always available.

Register today and be a part of this impactful event! Together, we can make a difference! We would love to see you there!  Please register here.

Details

Resource Fair: 8:30 AM

  • ​Kick off your morning by exploring our Resource Fair at 8:30 AM, where you'll find a variety of local mental health resources, support groups, and wellness activities designed to provide valuable information and assistance.

5K Start: 9:30 AM

  • Then, at 9:30 AM, the 5K begins! Embrace the beautiful surroundings as you walk, run, or jog alongside friends, family, and fellow advocates of mental health awareness. This event is not just a race but a movement to show that together, we can make a difference and help prevent suicide.

The Suicide Prevention Collaborative has been active since 2011. We have spent a great deal of time and energy on education and awareness of suicide in our community.​

Thank you to all of our volunteers for helping us have success!

 

Some of the SPC Past Events:

Here are the events and services SPC has provided in the community in more detail: 

 

The Liv Project

Movie Screening at Woodbury10 Theatre

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, Megan Sigmon-Olsen, Ashley Groshek, Elin Amundson

Working with Gender Expansive Youth: Embracing Intellectual Humility

Dr. Dan Riedenberg, SAVE

Suicide Prevention and Awareness Community discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Lh_AwI27m8

Maureen Underwood, LCSW

Suicide Prevention, Professional Training and Community discussion

http://munderwoodassociates.org

Dr. Wendy Lader, SAFE Alternatives

Self-Injury Professional Training

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YCLsi8nquQ

Dr. Nimi Sinhg

Adolescent Health and Wellness Community discussion

https://www.csh.umn.edu/bio/center-for-spirituality-and-he/nimi-singh

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