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September is Suicide Prevention Month in Worcester County

The commissioners join with representatives from the Jesse Klump Memorial Fund (JKMF), Governor’s Commission on Suicide Prevention, and Worcester County Health Department (WCHD) to proclaim September as Suicide Prevention Month in Worcester County. Those pictured include Christen Barbierri (front row, from left), Jessica Sexauer, and Kim Klump; Lisa Shockley (second row, from left), Meaghan Kauffman, and Sandy Kerrigan; Commissioners Diana Purnell (third row, from left), Bud Church, Jim Bunting, and Joe Mitrecic; and Commissioners Joshua Nordstrom (fourth row, from left), Ted Elder, and Chip Bertino. Residents and visitors alike are invited to join public health officials and their nonprofit partners for Wear Yellow on World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, Jesse’s Paddle on September 18, Night of Reflection on September 24 at Public Landing, and the virtual Out of the Darkness Walk on September 25 to continue the conversation about suicide prevention.