Step Forward to Prevent Suicide

A Note From Our CEO


Thank you for your involvement with the Step Forward to Prevent Suicide event. Your participation raises awareness and funds to benefit the Suicide and Crisis program from the Helpline Center. 

​For over 30 years, the Helpline Center has been South Dakota's leader for suicide prevention and aftercare services.  By Stepping Forward, your participation will help support the Helpline Center's suicide prevention trainings and grief support services for survivors.

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, the Helpline Center's trained staff is available through our suicide and crisis lifeline at 988 all day, every day.

Thank you again for your support!  I look forward to having you join us for the 12th Annual Step Forward to Prevent Suicide event on Saturday, June 10, 2023!

Good luck in your fundraising efforts!  We are here to support you in any way we can.  Feel free to reach out to our event staff at or 605-274-1420.

Janet Kittams, CEO
Helpline Center

If you or a family member are in crisis, please reach out to the Helpline Center by calling 988.