Newsroom Section: In the Media "I just wanted to end the pain": Raising awareness key during National Suicide Prevention Month 09/10/2018 By Daily Press As part of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, St. Joseph Health, St. Mary officials announced an upcoming screening of “The S Word,” a new feature-length documentary that addresses the topic of suicide. Health officials also are taking part in Monday’s observance of World Suicide Prevention Day, with health experts at the hospital in Apple Valley asking the public to participate in the “Take 5 to Save Lives!” public awareness campaign run by the National Council for Suicide Prevention. The five elements of the “Take 5 to Save Lives!” campaign are: learning the signs of suicide, doing your part to prevent suicide, practicing self-care, reaching out to those that are hurting and spreading the word of suicide awareness. Sponsored by the Providence St. Joseph Health Mental Health & Well-Being Initiative, the screening of “The S Word” is scheduled for Sept. 27 at Victor Valley College. The film puts a human face on the often feared and misunderstood topic of suicide, delving into the hearts and minds of suicide attempt survivors, along with their families and loved ones, organizers said. Read more here. Related Articles 24-hour Give BIG campaign launches 05/08/2014 Click here to read article. Mental Health Summit focuses on "stigma of silence" 05/10/2018 By Daily Press Mental Health Summit focuses on "stigma of silence" St. Joseph Health brings community groups together to work on solving High Desert problems 02/06/2018 By Daily Press VICTORVILLE — About 100 people from various High Desert nonprofits, ... St. Mary earns California Children's Services designation 05/24/2016 By Rene Ray De La Cruz St. Mary earns California Children's Services designation A Better Way Domestic Violence Shelter receives $25,000 donation 07/31/2014 Click here to view article.