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Mental Health
Awareness Walk

Hosted every June for Mental Health Month. "When we recover loudly we prevent others from suffering silently." 


Hands of Hope Mural

The Hands of Hope Mural is behind the City-County Library and is to be a place to raise awareness for mental health. We'd like the community to help us paint rocks of encouragement for people to either take or leave when they visit the mural. This will be an ongoing collaboration to create a beautiful, welcoming space for all.

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Community Resources

Check out our resource guides and recommended links for local and regional services relevant to Valley County here.

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Community Meetings

We hold an annual community meeting. It is an opportunity to share what we are working on and hear community input about where we should be headed.

Ice Hockey

Skate for Awareness 

Join us for the Skate for Awareness Ice Hockey Tournament hosted at the Valley Event Center to spread awareness for suicide prevention. #slashthestigma

Team Information:

  • 3 on 3 tournament

  • 6 man team max

  • 14 and older

To learn more contact Brandi Thompson at (406) 671-6671.

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QPR Training 

Question, Persuade, Refer Training is a 2 hour training by our local instructor, Alissa Kuka, that prepares gatekeepers to recognize the signs of suicide, ask the right questions, and seek help. Please reach out if you or your organization is interested in attending or hosting a training.  

Learn more about QPR

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Action Groups

Action groups work on specific goals or projects. They are made up of employees from member organizations and community volunteers that share our goals. There are two primary action groups: Behavioral Health and Physical Activity & Nutrition.

Learn more

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Stories from the Strong

The Valley CARE Coalition is proud to present anonymous accounts from Valley County residents about their mental health or recovery journeys. These journeys take courage and are a sign of strength. We hope to raise awareness for these experiences and show others in our community that they are not alone. 

Learn more

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MHFA Training

Mental Health First Aid Training is a 6 hour training by our local instructor, Connie Wethern, to prepare participants to respond to and share resources for a variety of mental health conditions. Training can be split across multiple days to accommodate community or organization needs. Please reach out if you or your organization is interested in attending or hosting a training.  

Learn more about MHFA

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