2018 Annual Safe Schools Summit

2018 Annual Safe Schools Summit

Midlands Tech Airport Campus (map)

This year’s Summit is an opportunity for South Carolinians committed to creating safer living and learning environments for youth to learn more about the problems and challenges youth face in schools and beyond, including bullying, dating violence, discrimination, etc., and be empowered to effect change. This event is over two days. Friday will be focused on professional development and Saturday will be focused on youth.

Professional day will feature a keynote panel by Empowered U and breakout sessions presented by experts in the fields of disability rights, immigrant student supports, advocacy, bullying/suicide prevention, human trafficking and many more.

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2018 Annual Safe Schools Summit

2018 Annual Safe Schools Summit

Midlands Tech Airport Campus (map)

This year’s Summit is an opportunity for South Carolinians committed to creating safer living and learning environments for youth to learn more about the problems and challenges youth face in schools and beyond, including bullying, dating violence, discrimination, etc., and be empowered to effect change. This event is over two days. Friday will be focused on professional development and Saturday will be focused on youth and their caregivers.

Youth and parent day will feature a keynote panel by Every Black Girl, a general parent track, and a unique track of breakout sessions for youth – presented by youth.  These sessions will include topics important to today’s youth – including advocacy, human trafficking, improving civil engagement, and more.

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Suicide Prevention Workshop

William L Yates Conference Center/ South Carolina Hospital Association (map)

SC National Guard's Service Member and Family Care Suicide Prevention Program is hosting a Community Workshop to bring community partners together to discuss the issues that are facing our Service Members, Veterans, their families, and our community. This workshop works to bring the issues of suicide, depression, and mental disorders into the spotlight and to continue to work toward a suicide-free community. This is not a fundraiser and there is no cost to participate n the workshop. The event targets the military commmunity, but it is open to the public as well. ContactSFC Chris Allen at 803-727-2092 or Christopher.j.allen2.mil@mail.mil if you have any questions.

ASIST 2 Day Training

ASIST 2 Day Training

Fort Jackson (map)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Anyone 1 6 and older can attend. Contact SFC Chris Allen or Mr. Darryl Hammond if you would like to attend. SFC Chris Allen: by phone (803)-299-2736 or by email Christopher.j.allen2.mil@mail.mil. Mr. Darryl Hammond: (803)299-4228.

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

Broadway at the Beach (map)


When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Click here to register today!

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

Hampton Park (map)

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Click here for registration!

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

Conestee Park (map)

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Click here to register today!

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

Riverfront Park (map)

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Click here for registration!

Suicide to Hope Training

Suicide to Hope Training

SCYSPI (map)

Clinicians and other professional helpers know that encountering suicide is an inevitable and significant part of their work. However, many lack confidence for this role and feel inadequately prepared. Suicide to Hope offers a unique training opportunity to improve helpers' preparation to provide effective suicide care.

If you are interested in attending, or need more information, please contact Tinotenda Martin at Tinotenda.Martin@scdmh.org.

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA: For Adults Assisting Young People

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA: For Adults Assisting Young People

University Center (map)

Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people.  It is designed to teach school administrators/teachers, school resource officers, school nurses, coaches, family members, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health challenge or is in crisis.

Seats are limited, so make sure to register today! Registration link is here: https://form.jotform.com/82055410357148. Please contact June Jenkins at june2@clemson.edu if you have any questions.(pdf of flyer is included under source on this event page)

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

Colleton County Farmer's Market (map)

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Click here to register today!

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

H Odell Weeks Center (map)

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Click here for registration

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

Oyster Factory Park (map)

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Click here for registration!

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA: For Adults Assisting Yong People

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA: For Adults Assisting Yong People

University Center (map)

Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people.  It is designed to teach school administrators/teachers, school resource officers, school nurses, coaches, family members, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health challenge or is in crisis.

Seats are limited, so make sure to register today! Registration link is here: https://form.jotform.com/82055410357148. Please contact June Jenkins at june2@clemson.edu if you have any questions.(pdf of flyer is included under source on this event page)

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA: For Adults Assisting Young People

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA: For Adults Assisting Young People

University Center (map)

Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people.  It is designed to teach school administrators/teachers, school resource officers, school nurses, coaches, family members, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health challenge or is in crisis.

Seats are limited, so make sure to register today! Registration link is here: https://form.jotform.com/82055410357148. Please contact June Jenkins at june2@clemson.edu if you have any questions.(pdf of flyer is included under source on this event page)