Proclamation to be read at Suicide Prevention Symposium

Idaho State Journal

POCATELLO — With Southeast Idaho having one of the highest suicide rates in the state, a suicide prevention proclamation will be read at Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Suicide Prevention Symposium at Idaho State University on Sept. 14. 

During the symposium, Chubbuck Mayor, Kevin England, in a joint proclamation with Pocatello Mayor, Brian Blad, will proclaim September 10th-16th Suicide Prevention and Awareness Week.

The proclamation urges all citizens to work to prevent suicide and to raise awareness and tolerance around all people affected by suicide.

For more information about the proclamation and the symposium, please contact Rhonda D’Amico at Southeastern Idaho Public Health at 239-5227 or visit