Lines for Life News
May 2017
A Simple Connection Gives Veterans a Way Up

Serendipity may have brought Jeff Rogers to volunteer at Lines for Life, but it's not by chance that the Veterans he talks to are finding hope in their darkest moments.

In This Issue
2017 Always Hope Gala Recap

Thank you to everyone who could join us for our annual celebration! Check out some photos from the evening and read all about what a success it was! 

The fictional  Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" continues to gain visibility, interest, and concern for its handling of suicide. We've got resources and information for educators, parents, and youth about how to stay connected and stay safe.

Suicide Prevention Advocacy Day

Salem, OR -  On April 19, we were pleased to support our Board Member Dr. Patricia Buehler for what we hope will be the first annual Suicide Prevention Advocacy Day. The day was marked by 762 chairs on the capitol lawn representing the lives lost to suicide in 2015; a legislator luncheon; and a program with legislators, speakers, stories, and poetry calling us to continued action.

Our Oregon Coalition for Responsible Use of Meds did it again - convening another successful event aimed at identifying local challenges and developing action plans to reduce opioid abuse, misuse, and overdose in the region. 

Tune in to FOX12 and May 20-29 to participate in our military crisis lines fundraising campaign.

Our redesigned website makes it easier for youth to get in touch with us when they need help.