December 7, 2023

Out of the Darkness Walk Oct. 15

Out of the Darkness

There is still time to register for the Out of the Darkness Southern Maryland Walk on October 15, 2023, in Historic St. Mary’s City.

988 — New Suicide & Crisis Hotline


The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership reminds community members that there is a new way to connect to local behavioral health crisis services. Dial 988.

Audit to Probe How DoD Spent COVID Relief Funds


The Pentagon’s inspector general will audit DoD’s distribution of $1 billion from the CARES Act to determine if money designated for a coronavirus response went to defense contractors instead.

Out of the Darkness Walk Coming in October

Out of the Darkness

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is joining a national effort to reduce the rate of suicide in America by hosting an Out of the Darkness Walk this coming October.

CSM Works to Prevent Suicide

Prevent Suicide

Dozens of people who have lost a loved one to suicide — a high school classmate, a fiancé, a son, a friend, a parent — as well as those who may have thought about suicide themselves and others wishing to offer their support to raise awareness and help prevent suicide came to the College of Southern Maryland Leonardtown Campus on May 5 for an Out of the Darkness Campus Walk.

SafeTALK Training Aims to Save Lives


Anyone 15 or older who wants to become a lifesaver can attend SafeTALK training, sponsored by the AFSP Maryland chapter and the St. Mary’s Health Department, with support from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. The event is scheduled for 11 am to 2 pm April 21, 2018, at 21580 Peabody St. in Leonardtown, MD.

BHAT Panel Tackles Suicide Prevention


The Behavioral Health Action Team has scheduled a panel discussion on suicide prevention from 6 to 8 pm Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Daugherty-Palmer Commons at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

BHAT to Plan Suicide Prevention Panel

Environmental Health Action Team

Members of the Behavioral Health Action Team, supported by MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, will meet April 25, 2017, from 11 am to noon at the Lexington Park Library to begin working on plans for an upcoming Suicide Prevention Panel event.

Pax River Event Highlights Suicide Prevention

suicide prevention

Sunrise event Aug. 26 at NAS Pax River highlights suicide prevention.

Morning Coffee: Satellites Improve Arctic Communication

The U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellites may be able to significantly improve communication in the Arctic.