FLMH In the Media
May 5th, 2015
Elena Russo speaks with Katrina Cole, Board President of Friends of Loudoun Mental Health, Inc., about how they provide assistance to people in treatment with mental illness, the stigmas associated with mental illness, the programs that they provide, such as "A Place to Call Home" and "A Helping Hand," and their suicide loss support group. They also talk about their event "Hike with Hope" taking place on October 1, 2016.
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April 4th, 2017
For years Loudoun has helped the mentally ill, with a team effort from medical groups like Inova Loudoun Hospital, government programs, and plenty of other charitable programs. This article emphasizes how Friends of Loudoun Mental Health has been helping those with mental illnesses since 1955. With a program they call, "A Place to Call Home", by allowing those to rent up to three months, preventing people with mental illness to become homeless.
Loudoun Times Mirror
April 20th, 2015
Loudoun suicide support group battles stigma against mental illness. Kelly Cohun of Leesburg experienced suicide first-hand in 2011. She talks about her experience coping with that as well as her action to seek help in a support group as well as Friends of Loudoun Mental Health.
Dulles South News
March 1st, 2015
Powder Puff Football between Woodgrove and Loudoun Valley Raises $1,191. Ladies from both Loudoun schools came up with the idea to use the game as a way to raise awareness and funds for mental illness. This article talks about how these high school girls organized the event and how they were able to raise so much for the cause.
NBC 4 Washington
April 6th, 2016
Students a Woodgrove High School in Purcellville, Virginia are making a difference by walking to show support for those dealing with depression. News4's David Culver talked with suicide victim Ryan Bartel's mother in October of 2014.
NBC 4 Washington
April 19th, 2017
News4's David Culver gets the inside perspective from student, Will Fincher at Woodgrove High School all about the, "We're All Human Suicide Prevention Walk.
November 2nd, 2016
News4's Pat Lawson reports on rival high schools in Loudoun County coming together to raise awareness and change young teens' minds about suicide all at a Powderpuff football game.
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