Programs & Projects
LifeKEEPER MEMORY QUILT
Not Just Statistics! Telling our stories and putting a face to the issue of suicide.
•Putting a face to suicide, having the courage to tell our story, providing awareness to the urgent community and public health issue of suicide. We are Aloha Warriors for suicide pre-postvention! The foundation of ALOHA, CONNECT increase awareness, Listen to MO`OLELO/Stories of lived experiences. EXPLORE, UNDERSTAND meaning of remembrance and honor of loved ones, individuals who died by suicide, and those struggling. Awareness begins the journey of HOPE, HELP, & HEALING.
Education & Training
•Training is vital to the growth of mind, heart, and spirit, providing opportunities to cause change, affect outcomes, and increase well-being. Remembering Uncle Ish Stagner, an educator and valued contributor to suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention, left us PINK; puuwai, ike, na`au, and kino. He taught us to engage with others through the process of PINK, a natural way of engaging, checking in, unassuming, honoring, culturally mindful exchanges with others, strength-based approach. He left us emphasizing the importance of education and training in the field of suicide prevention and postvention. We partner and facilitate ASIST, safeTALK, Aloha, Mo`olelo, and SP Basics, Transition, Healing by Art'ing, 6-week group series..
Resources & Networking monthly meetings - Angel On My Shoulder Hawai`i Foundation, Prevent Hawai`i Task Force statewide meetings, third Thursday, 2 pm-4 pm, monthly, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention monthly meetings, and a miscellaneous invitation to training, events, and activities. Updated statewide resource document of referral contacts by Dr. Jeanelle Sugimoto-Matsuda, the Department of Health List Serve, receive updated resource announcements by the DOH Suicide Prevention Coordinator: ZeruiRenee.Yu@dohawaii.gov.
Contact Angel On My Shoulder HI Foundation (808) 271-8582, firstname.lastname@example.org
UNCLE ISH STAGNER, EDUCATOR
Remembering Uncle's gift of Aloha.
Resources & Networking
NBC Kupuna Expo
Research & Policy, Postvention
Research & Policy, & Postvention
•Planned activities and programs provide the opportunity to connect and build relationships while providing a much-needed service to individuals, Families/Ohana, and the community. Together with hui members, colleagues, leadership and stakeholders, and Hawai`i communities, we are able to connect and respond to inquiries, and referrals with resources.
ACTIVITES & EVENTS
COMMUNITY ANNUAL EVENT
Pono Shim, Keynote Speaker ISOSL Day
NO JUDGMENT, ALOHA PRESENT IN THE MOMENT!
Support Group Meetings
HEALING BY ART`ING
PROGRAMS, PROJECTS, ACTIVITIES, & EVENTS
1) Public Awareness; Aloha, Mo`olelo, & Suicide Prevention Basics (workshop, 1.5 hrs.)
2) Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), 2-Day workshop
3) safeTALK (3.5 hrs.) Ohana and community workshop
4) LAMA in Healing, Transition-Transformation, Healing by Art`ing, 1.5 hrs., six-week series
Suicide Loss Survivor (SLS)
5) LifeKEEPER Memory Quilt (2.5 hrs.) Workshop
6) Monthly Support Group, Hope, Help, & Healing support Suicide Loss Survivor (SLS)
Inquiries, referral Outreach
Quarterly Board Meetings
Annual Fundraiser/Awareness event, and End of Year Pa`ina..
EDUCATION & TRAINING
RESOURCES & NETWORKING
RESEARCH & POLICY & POSTVENTION
Hope and Resilience focus on a strength-based approach to understanding the meaning of loss and transition embracing resolve in change, differently.