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Hear the Story of Kevin Berthia, a Suicide Survivor and Suicide Prevention Advocate

Please join us on September 12th from 7-9 p.m. at the Marin County Office of Education to hear the powerful story of Kevin Berthia, a suicide survivor and suicide prevention advocate.

Recently, NAMI Marin participated in the Suicide Prevention planning process led by the County of Marin, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services. We continue our efforts around mental health advocacy for all community members in Marin and have increased our collaboration with youth over the past two years. Suicide prevention was identified as a primary area of concern for young people and their families.

I recognize that this is a serious and difficult topic. I also know, that coming together as a community, is a powerful tool to combat stigma, to increase our connections and to find our way through difficult times.

And in the case of Kevin, there is hope, inspiration, and lessons to be learned from his lived experience.

I honor all of you that have been touched by suicide and I am humbled by the stories you share with me.

I hold you and your families in my heart, every day, as I fulfill my role as the Executive Director of NAMI Marin. Your stories are being heard, action is being taken, and we are in this together.

Thank you for all you do, Kelli