Suicide Prevention Month

Will you join us? You have many options!

PLEASE JOIN US at any of the Lebanon County events throughout September in honor of National Suicide Prevention month. The month will include trainings, gatherings and a ceremony focused on the message that “You Matter.” We will take special moments to remember the lives of loved ones and friends we have lost to suicide. Download a PDF calendar.



Recovery Training for Professionals

Friday, September 6

Location: Lebanon County MH/ID/EI,
220 East Lehman Street, Lebanon
Time: 9 a.m-4 p.m.
Register: Recovery Insight (877) 597-9497, ext. 10

First Friday Art Walk

Location: Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts
770 Cumberland Street, Lebanon
Time: 5-8 p.m.

Light A Candle

Tuesday, September 10

World Suicide Prevention Day
Light a candle near a window in support
of World Suicide Prevention Day.
Time: 8 p.m.

You Matter Event | Disney Pixar “Inside Out” Movie & Presentation

Saturday, September 14

Location: Cleona Playground
S. Garfield Street, Cleona
Time: 4-6 p.m.

BINGO Fundraiser

Sunday, September 15

Location: St. Cecilia’s Parish Center
750 State Drive, Lebanon
Time: Doors open at 11am, Bingo begins at 1pm

Youth Suicide Awareness Conference

Tuesday, September 17

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15-24 year-olds.
Learn how to help those at risk.
6 CEUs available
Location: Church of the Good Shepherd
1500 Quentin Road, Lebanon
Time: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Mental Health First Aid – Adult Course

Tuesday, September 24

Learn how to spot the warning signs of suicide or other mental health crisis, and what to do next, in this free community class.
Location: WellSpan Philhaven Training Center
283 S. Butler Road, Mt. Gretna
Time: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Register: WellSpanPhilhaven.org/MHFA

WRAP Class

September 24, 25, 26

Develop your own Wellness Recover Action Plan with the assistance of caring certified WRAP facilitators.
Location: Lebanon County MH/ID/EI
220 East Lehman Street, Lebanon, PA
Time: 8:30–4:00 p.m.
Register: Recovery InSight (877) 597-9497, ext. 10
Must attend all 3 sessions.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

Wednesday, September 25

Question, Persuade, Refer – three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.
Location: WellSpan Philhaven Training Center
283 S. Butler Road, Mt. Gretna
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Register: WellSpanPhilhaven.org/QPR

Remembrance Ceremony

Thursday, September 26

Location: The Nature Barn at Stoever’s Dam, 946 Miller Street, Lebanon
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Join us for this special ceremony in the Remembrance Garden to honor those we have lost to suicide.

To have your loved one memorialized in the program and garden, please call (717) 274-3415.

Remembrance Support Group

Starts in October

Losing a loved one from suicide can leave family and friends feeling alone and confused. This 6-week group will help survivors of
suicide (family and friends of those who have completed suicide)
feel understood and connected with others who have walked this
difficult journey.