Run for Zach raises funds for mental health advocacy

Run for Zach raises funds for mental health advocacy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Stop Suicide Advocacy Coalition held Run for Zach,its first fundraiser, on Oct. 6. The run, which honored Zach Massader, a West Orange native who died by suicide in 2018, took participants between the third and fourth holes at Rock Spring Golf Club and through the surrounding neighborhood. Tammy […]

West Orange High School holds suicide-prevention initiative

West Orange High School holds suicide-prevention initiative

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As Suicide Prevention Week in the United States came to a close, students, staff and supporting organizations provided a platform to express emotions, positivity and how to get help at West Orange High School. This is the second year that the Student Council, the WOHS student assistance counselors, Grassroots Community Foundation […]

Run for Zach to prevent future suicides

Run for Zach to prevent future suicides

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange (stop) Suicide Advocacy Coalition will present Run for Zach on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Rock Spring Country Club, 90 Rock Spring Road in West Orange. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m., with the race beginning at 4 p.m. This race supports the mission of the WOSAC, which […]

‘Beyond the Silence’ screening and talk back

‘Beyond the Silence’ screening and talk back

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Stop Suicide Advocacy Coalition will screen “Beyond the Silence,” a feature-length movie loosely based on the novel “Clipped Wings They Do Fly,” by William Michael Barbee, on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road in West Orange. Coalition founder Tammy Williams […]