Press Release

Date: August 19, 2015


 Third Annual Suicide Prevention Mobile Story Board and Presentation Tour September 7 – 13, 2015

This year Suicide Prevention Week is September 7 -13, 2015 and the theme is, “Suicide Prevention: Reaching Out and Saving Lives” .  Mendocino County€™s Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) third annual Suicide Prevention  Mobile Story Board Tour is featuring a collection of stories and art work submitted from those who have had personal experiences with severe depression or suicide. In addition, there will be a short suicide prevention presentation at each stop of the tour.  September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day.

The public is invited to attend this special event at the following locations:

  • September 8, Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in Fort Bragg at the Hospitality Center, 101 N. Franklin St., Fort Bragg
  • September 8, Tuesday, 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. in Gualala at Action Network, 39144 Ocean Dr. Suites 3 & 4
  • September 8, Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. in Laytonville at Healthy Start Family Resource Center, 44400 Willis Ave., Laytonville
  • September 9, Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in Willits at Manzanita Services, 286 N. School St., Willits
  • September 9, Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Covelo at the Yuki Trails Human Services Program, 23000 Henderson Rd., Covelo
  • September 10, Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in Ukiah at Manzanita Services, 270 N. Pine St., Ukiah
  • September 10, Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Hopland at the Pomo Band of Indian’s Rancheria, 3000 Shannel Rd., Hopland
  • September 10, Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Potter Valley at the Potter Valley Family Resource Center, 10270 Main St., Potter Valley


The Mobile Story Board Tour Schedule will be published at:


For further information contact: Robin Meloche, MHSA Coordinator at 707-472-2332.

Third Annual Suicide Prevention Mobile Story Board and Presentation Tour September 7 – 13, 2015