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This webpage provides information on mental health resources and is not a crisis or suicide response website. If you are in crisis or experiencing thoughts of suicide, please call or text the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988. The service is free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

What Does Community Engagement Look Like? 

Nine PBS anchors our work in what is most important to the community. We regularly convene our trusted community partners through our Model for Community Engagement. Essential steps include: 

  • Conducting Listening Sessions: Collaborative sessions with community members and partners aid in understanding local needs and directing collective efforts towards optimizing family well-being.
  • Creating Content: The initiative crafts content that amplifies diverse perspectives, deepens understanding of mental health, and highlights regional support and resources.
  • Collaborating with Partners: By working closely with partners embedded within communities, the initiative ensures on-the-ground engagement, reflecting a commitment to real-time impact.
  • Collecting Community Data: By listening to what the community is saying through various feedback channels, we can understand the context prior to taking new action steps and redirect to address changing needs in real time.