Bay College Students to Host Community-Wide Suicide Prevention Event


Bay College ADN-RN students will be presenting a community awareness event on the prevention of suicide on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bay College’s Besse Theater. The event’s theme is “You are Not Alone: A Conversation to Prevent Suicide,” and will not only feature various groups from around Delta County with important information, services, and resources regarding suicide prevention, but keynote speaker, Jeff Olson will share his personal story on how suicide affected him, his family and community. Jeff Olson, retired Ishpeming High School football coach lost his son to suicide. A documentary he produced in his son’s honor entitled, “Do it for Daniel,” will be presented in the Besse Theater at 12 p.m. EST. 

Doors will open at 11 a.m. and the presentation will take place from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.  Partnering organizations and clubs include Bay College, Bay Pride, Campus Activities Board, the Bay Film Series, and Communities that Care. For more information, contact arreaj01_FROM_BAY_COLLEGE.