River to River
1:00 pm
Thu September 9, 2010

Suicide Prevention Efforts in Iowa

This week is National Suicide Prevention Week. We'll have a conversation about steps being taken to prevent suicide in Iowa. We'll talk with the brother of someone who took his life in 2007 and how he's coping. Also, we'll have a conversation about prevention efforts in communities. We'll talk about a partnership between Johnson County and the University of Iowa to offer free suicide prevention courses.Guests Include: Dale Chell, Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Iowa Department of Public Health, Jerry Campbell, a Des Moines resident who lost his brother to suicide in 2007, and John Shean, Crisis Intervention Program Coordinator at the Johnson County Crisis Center.

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