Suicide prevention volunteer honour by United Way

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The United Way has awarded it’s YouthNow Awards among the recipients is a volunteer with Need2 suicide prevention.

A local volunteer is giving back to the community by shining a light on a topic that most people shy away from. Victoria resident Chelsea Clouthier is a volunteer with NEED2, a service that works to prevent suicide through anonymous chatting and texting services for youth. Clouthier is a suicide education and awareness presenter, responsible for going to high schools on Vancouver Island and speaking to students about suicide prevention.

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Source: Victoria News

 

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