Good Grief

Monday, December 4th:

Good Grief Suicide Loss Support Group

The CARE Center, 1401 Gold St., Redding,  7:00pm - 9:00pm.  

Providing support and understanding for anyone who has lost someone to suicide.  Facilitators: Rhonda Marglon and Linda Henrich: 530-691-4446 Ext. 214


Tuesday, December 5th:

Facing ACEs Forum 

First United Methodist Church, 1825 East St. Redding.  5:30pm - 8pm. 

Shasta County residents and experts discuss healing from Adverse Childhood Experiences.



Facing ACEs


Tuesday, December 12th:

The Community Education Committee Meeting

Redding Library Foundation Reading Room, 1:00pm - 2:00pm. 

The Community Education Committee works to promote mental wellness, increase community awareness of mental health and end the stigma surrounding mental illness and substance abuse. The CEC helps promote the Stand Against Stigma campaign and plan mental health month events in May.



Wednesday, December 13th:

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training                 

Redding Library Community Room, 1100 Parkview Ave., Redding,  5:30pm - 7:00pm

QPR is an evidence-based training that teaches participants how to help someone in suicide crisis.  Training is free and all are welcome to attend.   For more information, visit our Training page or contact the trainer at 530-229-8426 or




Its Time Lets Talk III


Tuesday, December 19th:

Friday, January 12th:

Hope Is Alive! Open Mic Night

Redding Arts Council (Old City Hall) 1313 Market St. Redding, 6:00pm

Has creating music, rhymes or poetry given you light in dark times? Or shed light on a hidden struggle? Then come celebrate how art heals.  Spoken word artists, poets, rappers, country/western singers, dancers, any and all performers are welcome! 
Performer sign-in is at 5:30 p.m.   







Saturday, January 20th:

Becoming Brave Training

M.H. Bacon Boggs Building, 2420 Breslauer Way, Redding, 10:00am - 4pm

Based on a national curriculum, this one day training covers 3 primary goals: evaluating the costs/benefits of disclosing personal experience with mental health conditions; developing strategies for safer disclosing; and crafting one's story into a meaningful message. 

To sign up or for more information, contact Carrie Diamond at

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Susan Guiton 2014   

  The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's 

Out of the Darkness Walk 


This year’s event was held on Saturday, September 9th at Caldwell Park and raised over $11,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Thank you to everyone who was able to join with our community to promote support and awareness!

Check back for details on the 2018 Out of the Darkness Walk!

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November is National Suicide Loss Survivor Month

Each year, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) offers a day of support for survivors of suicide loss, featuring an annually produced documentary about healing and hope.  This is a free event, and all are welcome to attend.

This year, Survivor Day took place on November 18, 2017.  Be sure to check back with us for information on 2018's event.

For more information, visit AFSP's Survivor Day webpage

                                                                                                                                                                                      View the trailer for  2017's film, "The Journey".                                        

The Journey



Need to talk?  Call 800-273-8255 


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date circled on calendarUpcoming Awareness Dates

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month!

Suicide Prevention Awareness Week: September 10- 16, 2018

World Suicide Prevention Awareness Day: Monday, September 10, 2018

Click here for the complete calendar of National Health Observances