Suicide Awareness

“More Than Sad” Suicide Awareness Talk In Fargo

This session is just one in many the group does with the local community

  FARGO N.D. — More Than Sad is a national program meant to help educate people about suicide prevention. That’s why the North Dakota Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting talks to help bring awareness to a serious issue. The event held at the Dr.James Carlson Fargo Public Library focused on working with parents on how…

‘One pedal at a time’ How a Biker is Spreading Suicide Awareness on Country-Wide Journey

Dan Hurd is biking through all 48 lower states to spread suicide awareness

FARGO, N.D. — Dan Hurd has managed to bike for more than 14,000 miles over the span of 18 months. His mission is to help raise awareness about suicide. Hurd’s cycling journey began after he survived three suicide attempts himself. He then decided to ride his bike throughout the U.S. to encourage people to get the help they need. He’s…

Sheyenne High School Senior Receives National Recognition

Ashlen Wright was one of two recipients from North Dakota to receive the Prudential Spirit of Community Award

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — A senior at Sheyenne High School has made her mark in raising awareness for suicide prevention and mental health issues. After the death of her close friend Justin Olien, Ashlen Wright took action to help others battling depression and other mental illnesses. Wright got involved as the Student Representative for Imagine Thriving, and also organized events…