BECAUSE YOU MATTER
Number of completed suicides in 2018 in Tuolumne County
Source: TC SHeriff
per 1,000 child abuse incidents in Tuolumne County
Number of drug overdoses
reported in Tuolumne County
in 2018. Source: CountyHealthRankings.org
We can bring these numbers down...
-Youth Mental Health First Aid-
...by bringing these numbers up
Number of residents and professionals completing suicide awareness training
Number of pounds of prescription drugs taken back during Drug Take-Back Days
Number of youths who particiated in Friday Night Live and other YES Partnership Youth Programs
NEVER LOSE HOPE
The YES Partnership is a community-wide coalition dedicated to supporting Tuolumne County youth and families by preventing suicide, substance, and child abuse. The Partnership was established in January 1986 in response to several teenage suicides in Tuolumne County, California.
The YES Partnership works collaboratively with local organizations, parents, and teens to create a drug-free and suicide-safe community by increasing protective factors among youth through the following three strategies:
Engage youth in leadership opportunities
Support and provide positive adult interaction with youth
Develop youth assets
-Supports active youth involvement
in schools and community
-Supports active parent involvement
-Strives to have broad-based
County Youth and
Families and Dedicated to
Promoting Resilience and
and Child Abuse
From the Executive Committee to Education and Fundraising, the Partnership offers eight areas where you can combine both your passion and expertise.
Five years ago, my world stopped. My calendar didn’t get changed or updated for months. Laundry and dishes piled up. Five years ago I experienced the worst pain in my heart. There’s a piece of it that will always be missing.
Five years ago, I lost the person who gave me life — a good life, that I never gave her enough credit for. Four years ago, I realized that my life and my children’s lives would never be the same, and I still don’t even know how to explain it to them.
Five years ago, I saw my stepdad’s world and heart completely shatter. He is one of the strongest hearted men I know. Five years ago, I met a police officer at my mom’s apartment for a wellness check. He walked out with one of the saddest faces I’d ever seen and will never forget. Four years ago, I had to pick myself up off the apartment parking lot ground to make phone calls that I never wanted to make. Five years ago, I had to break my brothers’ hearts. As their older sister, I would do anything to protect them from pain.... READ MORE...