Jackson County Suicide Prevention Coalition

Youth Mental Health Poster Contest

We invite Jackson County middle or high school students to submit a 11” x 17” poster design that best represents your interpretation of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.

Must include Crisis Lines:

LIFEWAYS 24-HOUR CRISIS LINE (800) 284-8288
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE (800) 273-8255
CRISIS TEXT LINE 741 -741

Dates and Deadlines

Deadline for Entries: February 15, 2020
Online Voting: February 19-29, 2020
Winners Announced: March 2, 2020

Awards

First Place $50 Amazon Gift Card
Second Place $25 Amazon Gift Card
Coalition Choice $25 Amazon Gift Card

Posters printed and distributed to Jackson County Middle and High Schools.

Send entry as pdf, jpeg or png to PR@LifeWaysCMH.org by February 15, 2020.

Jackson County Suicide Prevention Coalition's goal is to raise awareness and eliminate suicide in Jackson County. We partner and collaborate with organizations and community members to provide evidence-based suicide prevention programming, training and suicide awareness events including the annual Stomp Out Suicide in September. . All in an effort to increase awareness, education and employ strategies critical to the reduction of suicide in Jackson.

To learn more about the Jackson County Suicide Prevention Coalition's efforts to reduce suicide in our community, join us on the first Monday of the month at 4 pm at LifeWays Meeting Rooms at the back of the building.

The coalition is comprised of passionate volunteers throughout the community. We welcome suicide survivors, people who are living with mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders, those involved in community organizations or local businesses or anyone passionate about stopping stigma and saving lives.

If you would like to learn more about the Jackson County Suicide Prevention Coalition, join us at our monthly meeting. Contact Rebecca Calkins at (517) 789-2490 for more information. 

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If you are in crisis or thinking about suicide, please call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at 800.273TALK or chat online at SuicidePreventionLifeline.org or text Crisis Text Line at 741-741.