QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

Haverford High School 200 Mill Road, Havertown, PA

Training for: Anyone Working with Youth (volunteer or job) Join Haverford Township for this NREPP-listed suicide prevention training that teaches adults to specifically identify and take action when encountering someone in crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer. QPR Gatekeeper Training provides instruction on these simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.

A Celebration of Life: Philadelphia

Ballroom at the Ben 834 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for an evening of hope and remembrance. Enjoy musical entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and a chance to learn more about Minding Your Mind.

Get Tickets $1.00 – $125.00 384 tickets left

Youth At Risk (YAR) Conference

Endicott College 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

From Perfect to Purpose: A Student's Experience With Anxiety, Perfectionism, And Substance Use - “I have a purpose, and it is not to be the smallest version of myself.” Today, that is one of Elizabeth’s favorite mantras. But this quote, from eating disorder survivor and self-acceptance advocate Simi Botic, didn’t always resonate with her. Elizabeth shares her story to help adults better understand the inner lives of youth, especially those who look like they have it all. Q&A to follow.

Community Conversations: May is Mental Health Awareness Month, Let’s Talk

Virtual Event

The pandemic has created many challenges for all of us, especially our children. With the rise in mental health issues as they (and we!) experience re-entry into a new "normal" while still grappling with ongoing pandemic impact, let's talk about ways to support and strengthen the physical and emotional well-being of our children. Sheila Gillin, Clinical Director at Minding Your Mind, will facilitate the conversation. This informal discussion will be broad and open, a true conversation—come with any questions, concerns, or hopes that you want to discuss with other parents!

6th Annual Ringer Run 5K

Pickering Valley Elementary School, Pocket Park (Eagle Crossing) Station Blvd + Rt 100, Chester Springs, PA

6th Annual Ringer Run to benefit suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Lots of giveaways, water station, 10% off for current High School and Collegiate Track and XC runners, free professional photos, finisher medals, a cool course, and a meaningful cause. After the race, hang out at Levante Stables across the road from the race and show your race bib for a free beer! 100% of proceeds donated to local mental health awareness and suicide prevention programs as well as the Joseph J. Ringhoffer Memorial Fund, which was created in memory of a local fallen friend, and supports the Penn State Student Affairs Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS).