Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Read Now
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information
service (in English and Spanish)for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Know the 5 Signs
April 8, 2020 from 4:30 - 5:30pm
Nampa Public Library, 215 12th Ave. South, Nampa, Idaho 83651
Know the 5 Signs is a 45-minute presentation designed to build the
community’s understanding of the many ways that suicide impacts our
friends, families, clients, co-workers, and neighbors. Know the 5 Signs provides
education on recognizing when someone is in emotional distress and how
to reach out to help and connect them to resources. It also covers
information about stigma, understanding mental health conditions,
statistics, self-care techniques, etc.
Join Erin Pfaeffle, LMSW of St. Luke's Wood River Valley for this potentially
life-saving presentation for adults 18+ on April 8, 2020 from 4:30-5:30 pm
in Multipurpose Room A at Nampa Public Library. There will be crafts,
games coloring and other fun activities for kids in Multipurpose Room B
at the same time so parents can attend while their kids are in the room next door.
The Griddle Gives (Idaho)
February 25, 2020 from 7:00am - 2pm
At all four "The Griddle" restaurant locations in the Treasure Valley
All four locations of The Griddle in the Treasure Valley will be collecting donations to support the work of
The Speedy Foundation on February 25th, from 7:00am - 2:00pm. A portion of all sales will be donated to
The Speedy Foundation. Please swing by, treat yourself to a yummy breakfast, and
help support our work to prevent suicide and raise awareness for mental health.
Pink and Blue Fun Run 2020
Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Lakeview Park, 1304 7th St N., Nampa, Idaho 83687
Mark your calendars and prepare for the pinkest and bluest fun run yet!
The 4th Annual Pink and Blue Fun Run, to help benefit David's Hope Pregnancy Loss Ministry
will be on June 20, 2020. They are looking for business sponsors and vendors for this event. Contact them
if you want to participate. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place as well as a drawing for all participants,
and a prize for the very best pink and blue spirit!!
There will also be raffles, face painting, vendors, and fun for the whole family!
Register by March 31st for a $5 discount making registration only $20!
Registration from April 1st to June 19th is $25.
Late Registration available for $30.
Register at www.pinkandbluerun.com
FREE Self -Care Webinar with Project Grief
Do you ever feel guilty for taking time to care for yourself? Join grief artist, Danica Thurber of Project Grief,
for a FREE Webinar to talk about WHY we sometimes feel guilty, share some TRUTH, and then some tips for
how to engage in self-care in a way that is healthy and life-giving, not "selfish."
Watch the full webinar replay here: https://youtu.be/eqJ1J1VHsKg
Art Helped Me Through My Loss (Beautiful 1 min. testimonial!)
I was blessed to get to take the wonderful, heal online grief art course, Project Grief last year
and it helped me so much in my healing journey through grief. Project Grief founder,
Danica Thurber, interviewed me recently and is creating a series of video clips from our interview.
This first clip is about how art helped me and continues to help me through my loss.
Discover Life Again: Creating New Life After the Loss of a Loved One
This is a six-week class on Monday evenings starting March 9, 2020
from 6:00 - 7:30pm in Boise, Idaho
$30 registration fee (HSA and Flex Accounts may be billed)
Sunrise Retreats & Coalesce Discovery are excited to partner with the Cancer Connection of
Idaho in the Idaho Community Foundation to offer this wonderful resource.
This 6 weekclass is the journey of rediscovering who we are after the profound life change experienced
after the death of a loved one.
Filled with practical tools, experiences and tips to create new life while
honoring our past, bringing awareness of the present and celebrating the future.
*This class is NOT a support group or grief counseling....it is the next step
on the journey. This is an educational wellness class taught by Marni Henderson B.S.,
Licensed Health Educator and Wellness Practitioner. It is strongly suggest that
previous counseling or support group participation has occurred,
it is not a pre-requisite to this very special class.
After experiencing loss and change, we are overwhelmed, exhausted and confused to say the least.
All of the change and stress has taken a toll on our health and well-being. Discover Life Again, is filled with tools and experiences to embrace our wholeness,create personal wellness and discover hope filled futures.
Register for the class at:
FREE Self -Care Webinar with Project Grief
Do you ever feel guilty for taking time to care for yourself? Join grief artist, Danica Thurber of Project Grief, for a FREE Webinar on Thursday, February 13, 2020 to talk about WHY we sometimes feel guilty, share some TRUTH, and then some tips for how to engage in self-care in a way that is healthy and life-giving, not "selfish." RSVP to save your seat at https://tinyurl.com/qrcaq54
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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This site provides links and general grief support information and is not intended to serve as or replace professional counseling, guidance or treatment.
If you are thinking about hurting yourself or someone else, please contact 911 or the suicide hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
For any type of crisis situation you can text CONNECT to 741741 to chat with a Crisis Text Line counselor.
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Updated 09 July 2020
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