Nantucket Holds Community Forum on Depression

ER medical symbolNANTUCKET – Over the past month, three Nantucket men in their 50s and 60s have taken their own lives. in response, the community is banding together and holding a forum to discuss issues of depression and suicide.

The forum is scheduled for Tuesday, December 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium at Nantucket High School.

The high school is located at 10 Surfside Road on Nantucket.

In response to recent tragedies on Nantucket, representatives from Family & Children’s Service of Nantucket County, Inc., the Department of Mental Health, and the Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition will be on hand to talk about resources available in the community and also provide an open forum for the community to talk about how to promote wellness and suicide prevention.

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