Philip’s Foundation was invited to take part in the I’ Pinangon Suicide Prevention Forum at the University of Guam on April 8, 2014. All but one of the panel members were surviving family members or friends of suicide victims, and all of the victims were college students. Chuck spoke about the need to reduce [...]Continue Reading →
Philip’s Foundation is pleased to introduce Jayde Bello and Justise Quitugua, Student Program Assistants at the University of Guam’s I Pinangon Campus Suicide Prevention Program for the Spring 2013 Semester. The salaries of both students, who work 10-12 hours per week at I Pinangon, were funded by a grant from Philip’s Foundation this [...]Continue Reading →
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We’d like to highlight an intriguing young organization dedicated to changing the conversation about mental health on college campuses. It’s Active Minds, Inc., a non-profit organization founded by Alison Malmon after her brother Brian’s suicide. Active Minds is the nation’s only nonprofit organization dedicated to utilizing student voices [...]
Our MissionTo encourage and support the study of suicide and its prevention in Guam and Micronesia and to assist in the dissemination of the results of that research to mental health professionals and educators for the formulation of evidence-based prevention and intervention practices specifically tailored to the unique needs of Guam and Micronesia.