September 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

La Tasa de Suicidio es más Alta en Montgomery que en otros Condados de MD

Durante septiembre, el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Prevención del Suicidio, los Servicios de Crisis y Salud del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos del Condado de Montgomery publican mensajes diarios en Twitter y Facebook para generar más conciencia sobre los recursos que ofrece el condado. Entre el 1 de julio y el 15 […]

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September 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Suicide Mortality Rate is Higher in Montgomery County Than Rest of Maryland, U.S.

During September, National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services’ Behavioral Health and Crisis Services is posting daily messages on Twitter and Facebook to bring more awareness about what resources the county has to offer. Between July 1 and Aug. 15, nearly 400 county residents went to the emergency […]

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February 28, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

High School Students’ Suicide Prevention PSA’s Will Air in Local Movie Theaters

Beginning in early March, local theaters will air BTheOne contest winners public service announcements videos highlighting suicide prevention efforts. The winning PSA’s will air at Regal and AMC theaters in Montgomery County throughout the month of April as well. The two winning PSA’s were submitted by Northwood High School students Sophia Geiger, Rowan Arnold and […]

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October 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Tackles Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention With New Campaign

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett launched a new campaign titled, “BTheOne,” aimed to prevent substance abuse and suicide in teens, according to a news release. The new campaign includes a new website that provides resources an ways to help others that will be advertised and distributed throughout the county. “As a parent and a grandparent, […]

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October 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 19, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Round ‘Em Up: Gaithersburg and Rockville are competing in the Snow Road-eo Challenge. The friendly, team-building competition takes place at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park on from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and provides a fun way for Public Works […]

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