FLMH In the Media

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.

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Loudoun Now

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. 

Briar Woods PEER – #1 Overall Most Powerful Message

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.  

Riverside PEER – A Lunch – Best Promotion of A.C.T. Framework

NBC Washington

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. 

Riverside PEER- D Lunch – Best Cinematography PSA

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. 

Stone Bridge PEER – Best Social Awareness Message

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.

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