JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is transitioning to a three-digit number this Saturday: 988. The hotline has operated as a ten-digit number for more than 15 years, but health officials nationally are trying to reach more people. ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — September is Suicide Awareness Month and the ‘In this Together’ campaign, addressing suicide and the stigma around it, held a partner meeting Thursday morning. The campaign aims to address the health crisis surrounding suicide as well as ...

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 ...

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. ...

OREGON— Dwight Holton, CEO for Lines For Life talks mental health amid Coronavirus, social distancing, and wildfires. He speaks about a number of topics including, an increase in mental health calls, the three-digit mental health number, the potential for lasting ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — As part of the In This Together campaign to raise awareness for suicide, NBC5 News is sharing stories of those who have been impacted by suicide. Sue Waier lost her brother to suicide in June of ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– The fourth annual Run With Grace 5k kicked off early Saturday morning with hundreds in attendance. The run is held in honor of Grace Holt – a young girl who took her own life four years ago. She ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — On January 31st, a suicide awareness event, Bringing Happy Back Experience, is coming to Ashland. Producer and entertainer, Tonya Farrens says the event is to raise awareness and promote mental health. Farrens says the sole purpose of ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local non-profit Winterspring hosted an event Saturday for the survivors of suicide loss. November 23rd is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. People from across southern Oregon came together for support and remembrance at the Smullin Health Center ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — North Medford High School students attended a unique assembly this morning. North Medford senior, Hannah Ross, was inspired to spread awareness around suicide prevention after going through some hard times last year. “I didn’t really want to ...

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