The Kirkwood Call

Preview for Suicide Awareness Week

Counselors will be available throughout the week to provide support.

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...

Draw it out: mental health

Draw it out: mental health

Katie Judd and Jane Stewart

September 11, 2017

Katie Judd and Jane Stewart narrate the story of an anonymous KHS student who has dealt with depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts.* *Some facts were altered in order to keep anonymity. Click here to see our last draw it out video regarding depression. Art by Erin Bugée...

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.

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...

Suicide Awareness Week 2017

Julia Bailey and Daniel Paese

February 1, 2017

TKC put together a week to end the stigma surrounding mental health. There will be several activities to bring awareness to issues surrounding mental health from April 24-28.

Suicide Awareness Week

SAW Post-it-note day.

Jordan Roundtree, photographer

May 10, 2016

Members of the Kirkwood Call put together the annual Suicide Awareness Week at Kirkwood High School on April 25th-29th. The week consisted of many activities and events including white board day, post-it note day, ribbon day, chalk day, a guest speaker and the suicide awareness walk. The main event on...

Suicide Awareness Week: White Board Day

Will McCracken, junior

Gabi Baker, photographer

April 25, 2016

Suicide awareness week starts off today with white board day. Students wrote what they stand for, then posted it on social media with the hashtag: #endthestigmaKHS.

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