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SPR's 2017 Health Forum: Suicide Awareness was recorded in front of an audience. SPR’s panel of experts discussed several topics about suicide, mental health, and Washington state’s Death with Dignity Act.

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Wednesday night at Spokane City Hall, Spokane Public Radio held its annual health forum, this year focusing on suicide awareness. Reporter Steve Jackson assembled a panel of guests, including mental health specialists, the chief of the Post Falls Police Department and a board member from the group End of Life Washington.

Inland Journal, March 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017

    ▪    Wildfires and forest health in Washington, feature plus interview with Washington state Rep. Joel Kretz (R-Okanogan County)
    ▪    Suicide awareness, a recap of SPR’s health forum with host Steve Jackson
    ▪    An interview with Spokane’s newly-ordained Episcopal Bishop, Gretchen Rehberg
    ▪    The business applications of drones, an interview with Joseph Williams from the Washington state Department of Commerce

Crisis Text & Talk Hotlines

  • 509-838-4428 to talk with “First Call for Help,” Frontier Behavioral Health's 24/7 crisis line.
  • 800-273-8255 to speak with National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7. Press 1 for Veterans line.
  • 741741 Text HOME to text 24/7 with a crisis counselor from CrisisTextLine.org.
  • 202-304-1200 Text TREVOR, specializing in LGBT issues.

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