No one has all the answers, but honest talk about tough life issues is how we move toward solutions. The Verdant Health Commission and its partners are gathering on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, to get the conversation started.
This is a 2-part event, and community members are welcome to participate in Part One, Part Two or both, taking place at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue North in Edmonds.
There’s strength in taking care of yourself, as we’ll hear from Seattle Seahawks Legends Jordan Babineaux and Sean Locklear, who both played for the Seahawks from 2004-10. Their NFL careers proved them to be strong, both mentally and physically. But it doesn’t matter how strong you are when life goes in an unexpected direction and you find yourself in a tough position. Learn how both men went from tackling players on the field to tackling life’s challenges.
Hear their stories:
Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, from 10-11 a.m. at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue N in Edmonds
All are welcome at this free event. No pre-registration required.
When a loved one or peer seems to be spiraling into a dark place, we sometimes worry about suicide. But we aren’t sure what to say or how to act. Learn how to help that person through LEARN® SAVES LIVES, training developed by Forefront Suicide Prevention. The five simple LEARN steps empower individuals to help others move in the direction of hope and recovery.
Participate in a suicide prevention community workshop:
Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue N in Edmonds
Space is limited at this free training and pre-registration is required. Please visit our registration website or call (425) 582-8600 for more information.
Forefront Suicide Prevention is a Center of Excellence at the University of Washington focused on reducing suicide by empowering individuals and communities to take sustainable action, championing systemic change, and restoring hope.