SUICIDE PREVENTION

"We need to be talking about suicide and confront it and the stigma around suicide." Johnny Salazar came by the KHSU Magazine to talk about the Out of the Darkness Community Walk which takes place on the Arcata Plaza on September 10th. The Arcata Out of the Darkness Walk is one of more than 375 Out of the Darkness Community Walks being held nationwide this year.

Sarah Nelson, Health Education Specialist at the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services talks with Claire Reynolds about an upcoming Youth Mental Health First Aid training that will be taking place at the Yurok Tribal Office in Weitchpec on Tuesday, April 18 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that helps people who are working with young people to identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.

To register for the Youth Mental Health First Aid training on April 18 in Weitchpec, contact Sarah nelson at snelson@co.humboldt.ca.us or by phone at 707-441-5565.