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Student recognized for suicide prevention

Crestwood Area senior Brandon Cole was recently recognized for his work in spreading the word about suicide prevention.
Brandon Cole, a senior at Crestwood Area School District, was recently recognized by the Community Suicide Intervention Committee, sponsored by the Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services (MH & DS), for his exemplary work in designing a Suicide Prevention brochure. Hundreds of the brochures will be distributed throughout Luzerne County school districts, community mental health centers and other community agencies.

The brochure, and accompanying poster, was part of Brandon's Senior Project entitled  "We Really Do Care" raising awareness of warning signs of suicide, causes of depression, preventative tips, along with hotline and resources in which to reach out for help. To access copies of the brochure and poster, phone the MH&DS office at 570-408-1312 or e-mail:  mhmr@mhmr.luzerne.pa.us<mailto:mhmr@mhmr.luzerne.pa.us>
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