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Forum staff reports, Published February 02 2010

ND suicide prevention group receives award

The North Dakota Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has been awarded the Outstanding Chapter of the Year award.

The chapter was recognized for its efforts in implementing the foundation’s interactive screening program at North Dakota State University, training new survivor of suicide loss support group facilitators, conducting community outreach and education, training local law enforcement, conducting National Survivors of Suicide Day healing conferences across North Dakota, distributing the film “More Than Sad” to the Fargo Public School District, as well as for its efforts in raising over $115,000 through the Out of the Darkness community walks across the state.