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Verdant awards over $3.2 million in funding to 35 nonprofits

Verdant

LYNNWOOD—At the February 28th board meeting, the Verdant Health Commission Board awarded $3,266,875 to 35 nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the residents of South Snohomish County.  Awardees were selected from an open application process and funded programs will support diverse projects throughout the community.    Each of the funded projects addresses one […]

Youth Suicide Prevention Taskforce hosts “You Are Not Alone” event on Feb 3 

Youth Suicide

MUKILTEO—Snohomish County Youth Suicide Prevention Taskforce is hosting a “You Are Not Alone” conference on February 3, 2024, at Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo. The conference is focused on building resiliency and providing youth and families the tools needed to support youth mental health and combat suicide.   “Given the alarming increase in the rate of […]

Verdant to host free suicide prevention workshop with keynote speaker Kevin Hines

suicide prevention

LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 30, 2023—The public is invited to attend a community conversation on suicide prevention at the Lynnwood Event Center on Saturday, September 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to learn more about how diverse groups may be more disproportionally impacted by suicide, including youth, Native Americans, older adults, veterans and LGBTQ+ individuals. Participants will […]

FCC considering texting option for suicide hotline

Suicide Hotline

The Federal Communications Commission is looking to require a texting option for the soon-to-be National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number of 988. Last summer, the FCC voted to require phone companies to route calls made to 988 to the Lifeline by July 2022. The current number of 1-800-273-TALK (8255) will still be active during and after […]

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