Hillel at Binghamton plans suicide prevention program

Hillel at Binghamton will hold the program “Gila’s Way: Mental Health and Suicide Awareness” on Monday, March 13, at 7 pm, in the Old Union Hall on the Binghamton University campus. Rabbi Shalom Hammer will be the speaker. The entire community is invited to attend. There is no cost and reservations are not needed. 

On December 5, 2019, Hammer’s 18-year-old daughter died by suicide. He will share her story. His presentation will also address mental health awareness and the importance of removing stigmas associated with it, as well as some of the warning signs people should be aware of.