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Preview for Suicide Awareness Week

Preview for Suicide Awareness Week

Maisie Bradley, public relations editor

March 31, 2019

Suicide Awareness Week will be April 1 to April 5. Below is an outline of the week with information about what is happening each day. There are also resources and hotlines provided to the SAW Committee by the KHS Counseling Department. Monday, April 1 Whiteboard Day: There will be small whiteboards out...

Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) 2017

Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) 2017

Katie Woodruff, senior copy editor

May 2, 2017

KHS held its second annual Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) April 24-28, 2017. SAW was organized by TKC to educate, raise awareness and provide resources for students about mental illness and suicide. KHS students, staff members and the community took to social media to show their support for SAW. https://storify.com/TheKirkwoo...

Suicide Awareness Week Timeline: April 24-28, 2017

Suicide Awareness Week Timeline: April 24-28, 2017

Erin Kelly, managing editor

April 23, 2017

KHS is sponsoring its second annual Suicide Awareness Week (SAW) April 24-28, 2017. The week was established with the goal of eliminating the stigma associated with mental illness and adolescent suicide. SAW aims to facilitate healing in the community through educational programs and resources with ope...

Draw it out video: depression

Katie Judd, Jane Stewart, and Chloe Hooker

February 10, 2016

Katie Judd and Jane Stewart narrate the story of an anonymous KHS student who has dealt with depression and bipolar disorder*. *Some facts were altered in order to keep anonymity.    

#EndTheStigma

#EndTheStigma

Kennady Wade, opinions writer

March 11, 2015

The sinking feeling is constant. It’s been weeks since you have felt like yourself, escaping crowded rooms to cry alone before a tear is noticed has become routine. The fear of judgement holds you back. People wouldn’t look at you the same if they knew, you would be an artifact on display. This image...

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