in this together

In This Together: Coping Skills

Blakely McHugh from NBC5 News talks about the importance of focusing on your mental and physical health. This is especially important now, as we deal with the on-going pandemic, and the impact of last year’s devastating fires. She shared tips to help …

In This Together: Senator Wyden

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden talks about the mental health crisis caused by the pandemic and devastating fires in Southern Oregon. He reminds us it is OK to ask for help and important for us all to know the signs.

In This Together: Positive Chatter

Blakely McHugh from NBC5 News shares a message about positive chatter, which means sending good and reinforcing messages to yourself. There’s nothing unusual about talking to yourself, just make the choice to do it in a positive way that will build you …

Suicide rate for Jackson County is down

MEDFORD, Ore. – With the increase in isolation this year, the suicide rate is up nationwide. However, Jackson County Mental Health told NBC5 it has seen a decrease in suicide. The organization said for the past few years it has tried educating …

Cow Creek is In This Together

Darlene Chapman, Prevention Specialist for Cow Creek Health & Wellness, shares a message of support of the In This Together program. She emphasizes that talking about suicide does NOT put the idea in someone’s head. Listen to her explain more.