Dateline Wyoming September 18, 2016: National Suicide Awareness Month (Part 3)

September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month.

For the September 25, 2016 edition of Dateline Wyoming, host Tom Ellis continues a three-part series on suicide.

He speaks with Rock Springs Police Chief Dwane Pacheco, Sweetwater County Sherriff Mike Lowell, Reverend Jimmy Crishawn from Rock Springs First United Methodist Church, and Rebecca McClosky, a family member of suicide victim.

PART ONE (Sunday, September 11th) – Jill Johnson and Paul Nicksich from Family Dynamics Counseling.

PART TWO (Sunday September 18th) – Cassandra Crumpton, Community Prevention Specialist from the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming, Sweetwater County Office, and Bernadine Craft, Chair of the Wyoming Episcopal Diocese Task Force for Suicide Awareness and Prevention discussing suicide from the perspective of social and public policy issues.

PART THREE (Sunday September 25th) – A wrap up of the series as we talk to local law enforcement , clergy and others drawing some conclusions as to the continued efforts locally in suicide prevention efforts.

Dateline Wyoming airs on WyoRadio stations in Southwest Wyoming on Sundays at 7 a.m.

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