Robert Young Center for Community Mental Health

Award / $50,000

Priority / Health Innovation

Location / Rock Island, IL Rock Island and Mercer Cos

RYC will provide community leadership in the area of prevention and intervention regarding the highly sensitive and painful subject of suicide. The project will include education programs for families, schools and community groups designed to raise awareness of suicide and self-harm, development of dedicated treatment protocols to manage and care for the youth ages 0 – 18 years of age (target population) in crisis, and facilitating therapy groups for youth, and support groups for parents and guardians.