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STAY: Adult Education for Suicide Prevention is a new library initiative to provide Chatham parents and caregivers with access to the information that can help their young loved ones cope with crisis situations. The goal is to prevent suicide attempts.

School District of the Chathams, Chatham Borough Council, Chatham Township Committee, and Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams are working together with library staff to sponsor and present ongoing resources and programming.






In its continuing efforts to raise awareness of suicide prevention Chatham Township will host its 4th Annual Chatham Township Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Saturday, September 21 at 4:30 pm to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). The event, which has attracted hundreds of participants from Morris, Essex, Union, and Somerset counties, will take place, rain or shine, at Cougar Field located at 320 Shunpike Road in Chatham Township. Participants can register as an individual, or as a team, by visiting

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Chatham Township’s Fourth Annual ‘Out of the Darkness’ Walk Draws More than 400, Raises $83K for Suicide Prevention


STAY Advisory Committee

Carolyn Dempsey, Chatham Borough
Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz, Chatham Borough
Lisa Lattarulo, Chatham High School Student Assistance Counselor
Kelly Loofbourrow, Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams
Len Resto, Chatham Borough
Curt Ritter, Chatham Township
Tayfun Selen, Chatham Township



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