2013 SC Chapter Events

  • December 14 – SC Chapter Board of Directors Annual Meeting
  • December 14 – Open House
    2013 Open House

    Board members and guests at Chapter Open House

  • December 11 – Fall Suicide Prevention Institute for Clarendon School District Two, Manning
  • December 6 – Presentation for 30th Annual Judges and Attorneys Substance Abuse and Ethics Seminar – MUSC Institute of Psychiatry Auditorium, Charleston
  • December 4 – Columbia Walk Meeting/Luncheon
  • November 25 – Advocacy Meeting with Mental Health America of SC, NAMI Mid-Carolina, and NAMI SC
  • November 23 – International Survivors of Suicide Day in Aiken, Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Hilton Head, Tabor City, and Spartanburg
  • November 21 – Fall Suicide Prevention Institute for Bamberg School District Two, Denmark
  • November 19 – Veterans Policy AcademyNovember 13 – Fall Suicide Prevention Institute for SC Department of Education – SC Archives
  • October 30 –Saving Lives: One Community at a Time presentation for SC Courts – Seawell’s, Columbia
  • October 27 – Hilton Head Area Out of the Darkness Community Walk
  • October 27 – Charleston Area Out of the Darkness Community Walk
  • October 26 – Myrtle Beach Area Out of the Darkness Community Walk
  • October 22 – Interview on Suicide and Firearms – SC Criminal Justice Academy
  • October 20 – Columbia Area Out of the Darkness Community Walk
    Vanesssa Riley at Columbia Walk

    Vanesssa Riley at Columbia Walk

  • October 14 – Columbia Walk Meeting – Chapter office
  • October 10 – SC Chapter Board Meeting
  • October 6 – Spartanburg Area Out of the Darkness Community Walk
  • October TBA – Aiken Area Out of the Darkness Community Walk
  • September 30 – Suicide Prevention Institute for Educators – SC Archives
  • September 24 – Suicide Prevention Month – SC Chapter presentation – Solomon Center, Fort Jackson
  • September 16 – Columbia Walk Meeting
  • September 13 – Helping the Hurting: Chronic Illness and Mental Health – Midland’s Technical College
  • September 12 – SC Chapter presentation at Children’s Trust Conference - Columbia
  • September 11 – Mental Health Summit – AFSP SC with Dorn VA – Keynote by General Mark Graham and Carol Graham - Medallion Center
  • September 10 – Suicide Prevention Month – Keynote by General Mark Graham and Carol Graham – Fort Jackson
  • September 5 – Helping the Hurting: Chronic Illness and Mental Health planning meeting – MHA SC
  • August 27 – Creating Community Solutions with NAMI Beaufort County – Hardeeville
  • August 24 – Walk Chairs Conference Call
  • August 22 – Helping the Hurting: Chronic Illness and Mental Health planning meeting – MHA SC
  • August 19 – Columbia Walk Planning Meeting August 8 – Helping the Hurting: Chronic Illness and Mental Health conference planning meeting – MHA SC
  • August 15 – Myrtle Beach AreaOut of the DarknessWalk Planning Meeting
  • August 10 – SC Chapter Speakers’ Bureau Meeting
  • August 10 – SC Chapter Board Meeting
  • July 31 – Suicide Prevention Month/Mental Health Summit Planning Meeting – Dorn VA
  • July 20 – Walk Chairs Conference Call
  • July 15 – Columbia Walk Meeting – Chapter office
  • July 12 – Suicide Prevention Training (More Than Sad) for SC Department of Education – SC Archives
  • July 12 – Suicide Prevention Month/Mental Health Summit Planning Meeting – Chapter office
  • June 28 – Presentation for Transitions, Inc. – Modjeska Monteith Simkins House
  • June 28 – SC Bar – SAMSHA Program on Suicide Prevention
  • June 27 – State House – SC Chapter presentation at PTSD Rally with Hidden Wounds
  • June 22 – Walk Chairs Conference Call
  • June 17 – Columbia Walk Meeting – SC Chapter office
  • June 14 – SC Chapter presentation – AFSP Advocacy Forum
  • June 12 –15  AFSP Advocacy Forum – Washington, DC 
    Helen Pridgen at 2013 Advocacy Forum

    Helen Pridgen at 2013 Advocacy Forum

  • June 10 – Suicide Prevention Institute for Educators - Spartanburg District 7
  • June 8 – SC Chapter Board of Directors Meeting – SC Chapter office
  • June 7 – Suicide Prevention Month planning meeting – Fort Jackson
  • May 23 – Suicide Prevention Month planning meeting – Dorn VA
  • May 22 – Presentation for Survivor Break-out at Grief & Loss Conference – Trinity Methodist in Blythewood
  • May 20 – Columbia Walk Meeting – SC Chapter office
  • May 20 – WLTX Phone Bank
  • May 17 – SC Chapter presentation for SC Public Health Association (Social Workers)
  • May 17 - AFSP presentation - "Suicide Prevention: Saving Lives One Community at a Time" for SC PublicHealth Association
  • May 11 - Children's Mental Health Awareness Fair at Finley Park sponsored by Federation of Families
  • May 10 - Mental Health Advocacy Day at the State Capitol - 10:00 a.m.
  • May 8 - State Capitol at 11:00 a.m. - Children's Mental Health Awareness Rally
  • May 9 – Helping the Hurting: Chronic Illness and Mental Health Conference planning meeting - MHA SC
  • May 8 – State House – Rally for Children’s Mental Health with SC Federation of Families
  • May 4 - Out of the Darkness Walk Chairs Conference Call
  • May 1 – SC Chapter webinar with SC Department of Education - SC ETV studios
  • May 1 – AFSP Bipoloar Awareness Event – Richland Medical Park, Columbia
  • April 24 - State Capitol - 10:00 until 2:00 - "Rally for Our Veterans" sponsored by SC Veterans Advocacy Council
  • April 23 – Suicide Prevention Month planning meeting – Dorn VA
  • April 22 – Columbia Walk Meeting – SC Chapter office
  • April 20 – SC Chapter participation in NAMI Mid-Carolina Walk – West Columbia Riverfront Park
  • April 19 - University of South Carolina Volunteer Recognition Luncheon - Yesterday's at 12:00 p.m.
  • April 12 - 4th Annual Columbia Charity Golf Tournament - Calhoun Country Club, St. Matthews
  • April 6 - AFSP presentation - "Suicide Prevention: Saving Lives, One Community at a Time" at Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC
  • March 26 - AFSP Presentation, "Truth about Suicide: Real Stories of Depression in College" at Midlands Technical College"
  • March 24 - University of South Carolina Out of the Darkness Walk (www.cam puswalk.org)
  • March 23 - Out of the Darkness Walk Chairs conference call
  • March 18 - AFSP presentation, "Suicide Prevention: Saving Lives, One Community at a Time" for SC National Association of Social Workers Spring Symposium, Columbia
  • March 16 - 1st Annual Hilton Head Charity Golf Tournament - Island West Golf Club
  • February 28 - Suicide Prevention Institute for SC Counseling Association Conference, Hilton Head
  • February 26 - AFSP "More Than Sad" presentation for Palmetto Association for Children and Families Conference, Myrtle Beach
  • February 9 - Survivors Support Group Facilitators Training/Meeting - facilitated by Jack Jordan, Ph.D."
  • January 26 - SC Chapter Advocacy Presentation, AFSP Chapter Leadership Conference
  • January 24 -27 AFSP Chapter Leadership Conference
  • January 18 - AFSP presentation, "Suicide Prevention: Saving Lives, One Community at a Time" for South Carolina Bar, Courts and Disciplinary Council
  • January 15 - Suicide Prevention Institute for counseling staff of Oconee County School District and Pickens County School District