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Suicide Prevention a Priority for Marion County Residents

Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 4:54 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Andrew Swadner

Marion County residents are still looking for ways to prevent suicide.

The Suicide Prevention Task Force has held town hall meetings to discuss ways to help create a strategic plan on how to eliminate suicides in Marion County. Jean Holthaus with Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services in Pella tells KNIA/KRLS News of some subtle warning signs to watch out for include giving away possessions, quitting hobbies or activities that matter to them, or saying goodbye to friends and family. For more information on suicide prevention, tune in to today’s In Depth with Dr. Bob Leonard, or contact Larissa Van Donselaar with Marion County Public Health.