Hope Rising for Suicide Prevention Virtual Summit

Hope Rising is a global suicide prevention summit for people impacted by suicide and those who would like to help prevent it. This inspirational event will provide information, resources and opportunities for collaboration, that will enhance suicide prevention and wellness around the world. Hope Rising will feature some of the most uplifting and inspirational speakers…

Angst – Virtual Screening and Panel Discussion

In observance of Suicide Prevention Week and Month, the County of Santa Clara Suicide Prevention Program will host a virtual screening and discussion panel of Angst. This documentary film tells the stories of many kids and teens who discuss their anxiety and its impacts on their lives and relationships, as well as how they’ve found…

Mental Health Services Act Showcase Seminar

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is hosting two Showcases of exemplary Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) programs. The MHSA Showcase is an opportunity to prominently feature successful MHSA-funded programs and increase information sharing across counties and mental health plans. The Showcase presentation will highlight programs that serve unique populations. Wednesday, September 30, 9:00…

9-8-8 Passes Congress – We Did It!

We did it! The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the bipartisan S. 2661, the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act. This bill is an important step to making 9-8-8, a nationwide three-digit dialing code for mental health crises and suicide prevention, operational. It passed the Senate earlier this year and will now go to the…