You're invited! All are welcome.
Join us in our work to create a safer community. Coalition meetings are held the second Thursday of every month at LaSalle Springs Middle School in the library from 3:45pm- 5:15pm. LaSalle Springs Middle School is located at 3300 MO 109, Wildwood MO 63038.
DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WE ARE CURRENTLY MEETING ON ZOOM. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Upcoming Coalition Events
Town Hall: Teens During Covid
Wednesday, April 7, 6-7 pm on Zoom
This virtual community event for parents and those who work with teens will feature area students and speakers from various sectors to discuss trends and insights on teen mental health and substance use during the pandemic. Plus, practical advice on ways to engage your teen with activities and community building. An open Q&A will follow presentations. Register Here
QPR Suicide Prevention Training for Teens
Monday, April 12, 4-5 pm on Zoom
Students often communicate with other students when in trouble and thinking about suicide. Therefore, students are potentially key agents in developing a school culture that encourages identification of and assistance for students in need. This training will teach students how to identify suicide clues and warning signs and how to use the QPR (Question-Persuade-Refer) method to start a conversation with friends who might be at risk for suicide.
Space is limited. Register Here
QPR Suicide Prevention Training for Parents and Caregivers
Thursday, April 22, 6-7 pm on Zoom
Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. QPR is the most widely taught Gatekeeper training in the world. Parents and caregivers will learn how to Question, Persuade and Refer someone who may be suicidal, common causes of suicidal behavior, the warning signs of suicide, and how to get help for someone in crisis.
Space is limited. REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL.
More Than Sad with the American Foundation for Suicide Preventioin
This program teaches parents how to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate a conversation about mental health with their child, and get help.
Tuesday, May 11, Noon-1pm on Zoom.
- Lili Schliesser - Project Coordinator
- Landon Roberts - PreventEd-RSC Tech Support
- Capt. James Mundel - Wildwood Precinct
- Todd Minichiello - Director Guidance/Counseling RSD
- Nancy Bengtson - Parent/Emeritus
- Cris Scatizzi - Community Volunteer
- Jenn Werges - Eureka PD / Parent
- Regena Buehler - Community Volunteer/RSD Communications
- Deidre Griffith - Regional Director of Community Health at SSM Health