Sedona AZ (February 15, 2021) – “Suicide Prevention is Up to All of Us” is the topic of Mental Health Monday on February 22, 10AM-11:30AM on Zoom. The program, organized by the Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley, is the second of 12 monthly programs planned for this year.
The featured speaker is Kelli Donley Williams, State Suicide Prevention Specialist at Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS). She received her BS from Northern Arizona University and her Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Arizona. She also oversees AHCCCS’ initiative to expand the provision of behavioral health services in schools statewide. Kelli serves on the boards for United Food Bank and the Arizona Public Health Association and is a Maricopa County Public Health Corps volunteer.
According to Barbara Litrell, President of the Coalition, “This program will update us on suicide in Arizona, the effect of the pandemic, the risk factors and warning signs for suicide, how to guide someone into care, the best ways to stay connected to community even from home. I hope everyone will join us for this presentation and community dialog.”
The Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley is a 501C3 non-profit all-volunteer organization dedicated to building support for individuals and families challenged by mental health issues through education, outreach, advocacy, community conversations and support services.