August

Tues., Aug. 16: Volunteer 101 for the Montana Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 7 p.m. Virtual. Volunteers are the backbone of AFSP, and they are the reason it has become the largest non-profit organization in suicide prevention. Choosing to volunteer with this suicide prevention nonprofit helps it work toward its bold goal of reducing the annual suicide rate in the United States 20 percent by the year 2025. The Montana chapter holds many local educational programs, attends tabling events and hosts fundraisers throughout the year. The Montana chapter participates in events at a national level as well.
Attending the meeting will be a great opportunity for potential volunteers to meet the members of our board and the members of its event planning committee. It will also give them the chance to learn more about the different committees available to join. Register here.

Fri., Aug. 19: Suicide Survivor Support Group, virtual, free. Noon. Charlie Health’s Clinical Director Ann Matino will host a free online support group on the first and third Friday each month. This is a safe space for anyone who has been affected by the loss of a loved one to suicide to share stories, build community, and create a support system. Register here.

September – Suicide Prevention Month!

Fri., Sep. 2: Suicide Survivor Support Group, virtual, free. Noon. Charlie Health’s Clinical Director Ann Matino will host a free online support group on the first and third Friday each month. This is a safe space for anyone who has been affected by the loss of a loved one to suicide to share stories, build community, and create a support system. Register here.

Thurs., Sept. 8: Maternal Mental Health 101 Webinar, 11:30 – 1 p.m. Learn about the various Maternal Mental Health Disorders, the differences between them, risk factors and treatment options.  The course is designed for providers, administrators and public health employees, though all are welcome.  CEUs/CMEs are not available for this event. Register here.

Mon., Sept. 12 – Dec. 19: Maternal Mental Health Web-based Certificate Training. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Mondays. Classes kick off on September 12th. Clinicians are invited to this online MMH training course, which includes eight live sessions, small group discussions, supplemental reading materials, 16 continuing education credits (where applicable), and a certificate of completion. All presentations are recorded and available to registered participants. Register here.

Fri., Sept. 16: Suicide Survivor Support Group, virtual, free. Noon. Charlie Health’s Clinical Director Ann Matino will host a free online support group on the first and third Friday each month. This is a safe space for anyone who has been affected by the loss of a loved one to suicide to share stories, build community, and create a support system. Register here.

Sun., Sept. 18: NAMIWalks Your Way Montana, 11 a.m. registration, Memorial Park, 1203 N. Last Chance Gulch in Helena. On your feet, participants! Join NAMI Montana as it steps into NAMIWalks Your Way 2022, which promises to be its most meaningful event ever. It’s a new day for mental health and participants will embrace it together for this vibrant gathering where inspiration can shine on all. “We’ll cheer each other on while raising our voices to be heard, united in our commitment to raise awareness of our cause, funds to drive NAMI’s free, top-rated programs, and build community in every sense of the word.” Register here.

Tues., Sept. 20: Ending the criminalization of mental illness, NAMI Presentation with Judge Steve Leifman, 7 p.m., Carroll College All Saint’s Hall. Open to the public. Learn more at https://namimt.org/

Tues., Sept. 20: Volunteer 101 for the Montana Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 7 p.m. Virtual. Volunteers are the backbone of AFSP, and they are the reason it has become the largest non-profit organization in suicide prevention. Choosing to volunteer with this suicide prevention nonprofit helps it work toward its bold goal of reducing the annual suicide rate in the United States 20 percent by the year 2025. The Montana chapter holds many local educational programs, attends tabling events and hosts fundraisers throughout the year. The Montana chapter participates in events at a national level as well.
Attending the meeting will be a great opportunity for potential volunteers to meet the members of our board and the members of its event planning committee. It will also give them the chance to learn more about the different committees available to join. Register here.

October

Tues., Oct. 18: Volunteer 101 for the Montana Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 7 p.m. Virtual. Volunteers are the backbone of AFSP, and they are the reason it has become the largest non-profit organization in suicide prevention. Choosing to volunteer with this suicide prevention nonprofit helps it work toward its bold goal of reducing the annual suicide rate in the United States 20 percent by the year 2025. The Montana chapter holds many local educational programs, attends tabling events and hosts fundraisers throughout the year. The Montana chapter participates in events at a national level as well.
Attending the meeting will be a great opportunity for potential volunteers to meet the members of our board and the members of its event planning committee. It will also give them the chance to learn more about the different committees available to join. Register

November

Tues., Nov. 15: Volunteer 101 for the Montana Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 7 p.m. Virtual. Volunteers are the backbone of AFSP, and they are the reason it has become the largest non-profit organization in suicide prevention. Choosing to volunteer with this suicide prevention nonprofit helps it work toward its bold goal of reducing the annual suicide rate in the United States 20 percent by the year 2025. The Montana chapter holds many local educational programs, attends tabling events and hosts fundraisers throughout the year. The Montana chapter participates in events at a national level as well.
Attending the meeting will be a great opportunity for potential volunteers to meet the members of our board and the members of its event planning committee. It will also give them the chance to learn more about the different committees available to join. Register here.

Sat., Nov. 19: International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Survivor Day is an event in which survivors of suicide loss come together to find connection, understanding, and hope through their shared experience. Each year, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention supports hundreds of large and small Survivor Day events around the world. While each event is unique, all feature an AFSP-produced documentary that offers a message of growth, resilience, and connection. Stay tuned for more information as we get closer to the event.

December

Thurs., Dec. 15: Maternal Mental Health 101 Webinar, 11:30 – 1 p.m. Learn about the various Maternal Mental Health Disorders, the differences between them, risk factors and treatment options.  The course is designed for providers, administrators and public health employees, though all are welcome.  CEUs/CMEs are not available for this event. Register here.