Free Community Event-Youth Suicide Prevention- October 1st

Jason Foundation

Peak View Behavioral Health in partnership with School District 49 are proud to announce an incredible opportunity for a community presentation "The Silent Epidemic of Youth Suicide" with Clark Flatt of the Jason Foundation. Together, our goal is to help educate the community and provide the resources needed to prevent suicides and support those who are struggling with mental illness. 

The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth.

JFI believes that awareness and education are the first steps to prevention. We want to establish a Triangle of Prevention by providing students, parents and teachers the tools and resources to help identify and help at-risk youth. This is accomplished through a curriculum unit for students and informational seminars for teachers and parents. The programs provide resources to accomplish this goal. The materials are easy to use and are intended to provide educational information. There is no intent to diagnose or treat suicidal ideation. JFI’s intention is to empower youth, educators and parents to help recognize when young people are in pain and know to get professional help involved as soon as possible. The Jason Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit 501c3