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Suicide The Ripple Effect Community Wellness Resource Fair – East Hartford

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FREE

There will be a viewing of the documentary “Suicide The Ripple Effect” & Panel Discussion. The film is a story of Kevin Hines, at age 19 attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive & find recovery.

Due to the sensitive topic material the suggested age is 12+ for viewing the film, however this will be left to parent/guardian discretion.

After the film there will be a Community Wellness Resource Fair to learn about support & how to access help for yourself or others in need.

Film: 1:00 – 2:30pm

Panel Discussion: 2:30 – 3pm

Community Wellness Resource Fair: 2:30pm – 4pm

Simultaneous child care & activities will be provided, including a reading of “Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health” also, appearances of Gizmo and Gadget (therapy dogs). Refreshments will be served.

Eventbrite Registration:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-suicide-the-ripple-effect-community-wellness-resource-fair-tickets-66331402009

For further questions or to reserve a table at the resource fair, please contact:

Kelly Waterhouse, Youth Services Counseling Coordinator, East Hartford at 860-291-7180 or email at kwaterhouse@easthartfordct.gov .

Details

Date:
September 14
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Organizer

East Hartford Youth Services
Phone:
(860) 291-7179
Email:
kwaterhouse@easthartfordct.gov
Website:
https://www.easthartfordct.gov/youth-services/pages/counseling-services

Venue

East Hartford Community Cultural Center
50 Chapman Place, Auditorium
East Hartford, CT 06108 United States
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Phone:
(860) 528-1458
Website:
https://www.easthartfordct.gov/parks-recreation/pages/community-cultural-center