suicide

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: Sue Waier

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 2019. She’s …

Bringing Happy Back Experience

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 the event …

Second suicide prevention meeting held at KOBI

MEDFORD, Ore. — The second “In This Together” partner meeting took place today at KOBI-TV NBC5 studios. The suicide prevention campaign has been producing public service announcements and speaking to area civic organizations. It’s working to break the stigma of not talking …