PEACE-Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center09/29/2017Michelle Sasamoto - GBHWC09/29/2017509/29/20175014+9, 10, 11, 12Suitable for Persons with DisabilitiesNo Costs
The event is meant to bring the community together to remember the individuals that we have lost from Suicide. Serenity Walk helps us to silently acknowledge the impact of suicide on our community. During this time we give support to eachother and collectively recognize our loss and find encouragement in others to move forward.
* To increase students knowledge of the resources to prevent suicide
* bring community organizations and survivors together to help heal
* To provide a safe space for families to come to term with their loss and find strength in others
* Help students see the affects of suicide on surviving family member
GDOE Health Standard:
Health Education Advocacy HS.8.3
Work cooperatively as an advocate for improving personal, family, and community health.
Sign up for your project ONLINE
Invite your family and friends to come with you
Make purple or teal ribbons to pass out during event
Take the SERENITY WALK / LIGHT A CANDLE
Make a slide show to honor the event on social media / take respectful pictures to make a poster board to display at school during a PTO / make an educational video to show more people about this event. THESE ARE ALL IDEAS FOR YOUR REFLECTION
Share your reflection with the event coordinators so we can share with others.
Due to the sensitive nature of SUICIDE please take extra care to not be disrespectful by taking selfies, or taking and laughing during the event. Your presence should be active not sitting in the corner. Get involved and be part of the event.
Must attend with a parent or guardian if you are a minor
Issue AreaMental Health Awareness
Agency DescriptionGuam's Mental Health Care Agency
Point of Contact Informations
Juanita Blaz - Island Girl Power 688-4752
Comments about the Project Location
This event will take place at ADELUP PARK in front of the Governors Office from 4;00 - 6:30pm
DOE Officials will be present to sign your paper, please stay the whole time for full credit.
SUICIDE PREVENTION & AWARENESS
Education, Health Services, Social Welfare
Science, Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, Biology, English, Psychology , Sociology
Outside of School
Open - Sign up
Juanita C.V. Blaz