These events allow us to engage directly with the community on an ongoing basis. The event includes a musician and speakers. Community resources are available to participants. These events are always free and open to everyone who would like to attend.
We bring local nonprofits together for an opportunity to engage directly with the community in an effort to bring awareness to and break the stigma associated with mental health and suicide. This free event includes music from local bands, family activities, nonprofit resources, and vendor booths.
Visit our Evie Effect Mental Health Labyrinth, in Douglas Park, next to Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, TX. As you walk through the 22 foot heart-shaped labyrinth you will see kind messages of love and hope engraved in stones along the path.
The AS+K About Suicide to Save a Life 4-hour, in-person course, provides an interactive overview of public health information important to developing suicide prevention gatekeeper skills. Topics discussed include risk factors, protective factors and warning signs related to suicide and how to connect to care if you think someone may be struggling.
ASIST is an award-wining two-day interactive workshop that prepares caregivers to provide life-assisting suicide first-aid intervention. ASIST-trained caregivers help people with suicide thoughts feel less suicidal and more hopeful.