Suicide Prevention

Upcoming Event:

Community Film Screening and Panel, featuring Emma Benoit

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

6-8 p.m. @ Mankato West High School 

Doors open 5:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public

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Suicide prevention advocate Emma Benoit returns to Mankato as United Way hosts an additional community film screening of her documentary "My Ascension," followed by a Q&A panel. Join us Wednesday, September 28, 6-8 p.m. at Mankato West. Doors open at 5:30. No registration required. All are welcome. View the trailer here:

This event is sponsored by the Mel & Todd Hoffner family. Refreshments sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System. Support by Mankato Area Public Schools.

If you are interested in helping bring Emma to your school, please contact United Way at 507-345-4551 or LauraM[at]


If you are having an emergency, dial 911.

988 is the new national dialing code that offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. People can call or text 988 or chat for themselves or if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support. This could be thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress.