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Seeing the Signs: Suicide Prevention in Humboldt County is a documentary following two stories about surviving suicide and living with the loss of a loved one to suicide. Lea Nagy of NAMI Humboldt and Dr. Virgil Moorehead Jr. of Two Feathers Native American Family Services talk about ways to spot suicidal behavior and how to address it. Suicide is preventable. If you or someone you know needs help, text or dial 988. Help is available 24 hours a day.

 

Once you have seen the documentary we ask that you please fill out the survey here.  As part of our work in presenting community events, we send out surveys. Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey for us.

 

***Please Note: We experienced a couple of technical issues during the live broadcast. ***

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Seeing the Signs: Suicide Prevention in the Mattole Valley

Footage for this short was gathered while making Seeing the Signs: Suicide Prevention in Humboldt County. While this footage didn't make the final cut, we still believe that the information is important to suicide prevention in Humboldt County. 

You can watch that as well as listen to the panel on our YouTube Page. You can watch the full Seeing the Signs: Suicide Prevention in Humboldt County as well. 
 
This is a screening and discussion. Once you watch if you could please fill out the survey in the description. 

Trainings

April 2nd to 4th 

You will have the opportunity to learn from leading experts from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Concert Health, Crisis Text Line, John Jay College, and more! We will also feature BBBSA’s President and CEO Artis Stevens, Mental Health Advocate and NAMI Ambassador April Simpkins, Bigs and Littles, and local agency leaders!      

Event Overview Centered around this year’s theme, “Harnessing the Power of Caring Adults,” the Summit will highlight the critical role caring adults can play in supporting young people’s positive mental health, well-being, and safety. In all sessions, attendees will walk away with practical tools and resources, as well as a deeper understanding of actionable steps they can take to help them feel more empowered in their interactions with young people.    

For the first time ever, our opening session will be live streamed to Bigs and Parents! We hope that you will invite your Bigs and Parents to join us live on April 2nd from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. ET for a session focused on addressing the mental health crisis our youth are facing across rural and urban communities. 

When registering, make sure your Bigs and Parents select the correct designation on the registration homepage. Parents and Bigs have access to the opening session ONLY! * Please note, registration confirmations may go to spam* 

 Registration is free for this virtual live event.

Local Resources

Veterans

Outreach Program (East County)

Hoopa Tribal Offices/UIHS Arcata

707 752-1910 Tracy Marshall, LCSW

Nation’s Finest (transitional housing)

707 269-7500

109 4th St.

Eureka, CA 95501

Eureka VA Clinic

707 269-7500

930 W. Harris St.

Eureka, CA 95501

Humboldt Veteran Service Office (VSO)

707 445-7611

1105 6th St.

Eureka, CA 95501

Redwood Vet Center (combat Veterans)

707 444-8271

2830 G. St.

Eureka, CA 95501

Trainings, Meetings, and More Resources

Alternatives to Suicide - Mondays from 6:00-7:30pm

"Alternatives to Suicide is a confidential peer support group that is open to anyone who has ever thought about killing themselves. We are self-led, non-clinical, and do not report out of the mutually held space that we create for one another."

Contact alex.c@hctayc.org for more info.
 

Living Works - Suicide Prevention Training

Free Self paced online training for individuals, families and organizations in Humboldt.

Email: publichealthsvp@co.humboldt.ca.us to request a training or Learn More

988 FAQ

"Full 988 implementation requires a bold vision for a crisis care system that provides direct, life-saving services to all in need. This leads to many questions about 988. We at SAMHSA welcome these questions."

Suicide and Violence Prevention Resources for Service Providers

Download .pdf with local resources listed

Recursos para la prevención del suicidio y la violencia

Descargar .pdf con recursos locales enumerados

More Resources