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Getting Kids Connected

It comes down to getting kids connected to services and support that can help. At-risk young people too often fall through the cracks because they do not know where to go for help, or they have a hard time asking for support. The Youth Outreach Program addresses that need by meeting kids where they are […]

Now We’re Getting Somewhere

At Huckleberry House, getting youth to a better place wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of individual and corporate donors who believe in our work and our commitment to helping young people move through challenges and move toward their goals. We are grateful to the tremendous support of all of our contributors. We asked […]

Suicide Prevention Awareness

September was National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Just because September is over does not mean the conversation is over! Suicide and suicidal ideation is a worldwide epidemic that affects a large number of young people and adults daily. Suicide does not only hurt one person — it also affects family, friends, acquaintances, and people whose […]

September 10th: World Suicide Prevention Day

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death Nearly 1 million people complete suicide each year  For every 1 person who completes suicide, approximately 20 more attempt suicide  Suicide is preventable World Suicide Prevention Day was first recognized in 2003 Recognize suicidal behavior  https://www.mentalhealth.gov/what-to-look-for/suicidal-behavior/index.html Reach out to someone who may be struggling https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-someone-else/ Reach out […]

September: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  This month the Huck House Blog will focus on suicide and mental health statistics, risk factors, warning signs and what to do if you, or someone you know, needs help. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in people ages 10 – 24 90% of people who […]