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Paddle for Suicide Prevention

 Classes Offered 

  • One-hour State Facilitator with AFSP- “Talk Saves Lives.” 
  • One-hour Suicide Bereavement Support Group Facilitator 
  • 30-minute training session on Narcan for Opioid Drug Overdose with free Narcan 
  • One-hour support group to establish a Safety Care Plan and go over Community Partners Connection 


Programs Offered 

  • 45 min Paws Up for Mental Health for ages 2-11: Music & Literacy for Mental Health that addresses Feelings, Thoughts and Action and will establish a mental health pledge using Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health”. For Libraries, Day Cares, Preschools and Early Elementary. 


          Paddle for Prevention Program-4-week program 

  • One hour “Talk Saves Lives” presentation. 
  • One hour support group to establish a Safety Care Plan and go over Community Partners Connection 
  • Paddle board and Kayak Inservice with water safety education 
  • 2.5 Hour Paddleboard on the Megalodon that holds up to 4 people or Tandem Kayak Excursion from start to finish-various locations, all equipment provided.   

Paddle for Suicide
Prevention Launch Sites

  • Indian Rocks Beach Access-1600 Gulf Blvd
  • 9300 Bay Pines Veterans Memorial Park
  • Seminole Waterfront Park-Long Bayou-wheelchair Accessible

Days and Times will vary to meet the needs of individuals.

All classes will be 2.5 hours in length from start to finish, weather permitting.

All equipment will be provided.
Please bring own water and sunscreen
What to wear: Water shoes, hat and sunglasses

Educational brochures with mental health education will be provided by the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention at the day of launching.

If we are not able to paddle, weather permitting , we can walk the beach or the grounds where we are at.

Paddle for prevention times by appointment so just contact us to schedule a time.