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Nicole Fenoglio is a clinical social worker with experience working with people experiencing suicidal and mental health crises. She graduated with a Master’s degree from Wichita State in 2013 and has been a member and past chair of the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition since 2014. Nicole founded StopSuicideICT as a community initiative in 2017 and established the organization as a 501c3 in February 2018. She is passionate about help others and educating the community on suicide prevention. She knows the importance of this message due to her own struggles with depression and from her work professionally as well. She serves as the President of StopSuicideICT, overseeing all operations of the organization.
Bailey Blair, LMSW, brings experience in training, education and social work to the board. After serving as a board member for the Greater Kansas Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Bailey supported the creation of StopSuicideICT to focus prevention and funding on the Wichita area. In addition to her work with StopSuicideICT, Bailey serves on the Governor’s Sub-Committee for Behavioral Health Services Planning Council and volunteers as a mental health professional with Project Guardians.
Jennifer has over 10 years of experience working with people struggling with suicidal thoughts and mental illness. She feels that mental illness affects almost everyone at some point in life’s journey. Stigma around mental health is too common and she is dedicated to advocating for those who suffer with it and educating those who have not been affected by it.
Krista Reed is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker who has been providing mental health support in this community since 2005. She graduated from Kansas State University in 2005 and Newman University in 2008. Krista is passionate about suicide prevention and specializes in depression and suicidal ideation in her clinical practice. Krista’s focus outside of her practice is educating the community, primarily parents, of the warning signs of youth suicide. She is also a professional member of the American Association of Suicidology.
Erin has a Maters in Social Work and has been practicing in Wichita for over five years. She has worked in multiple fields including child welfare, medical social work, adoptions and mental health. In all these different roles, mental health has been a component effecting the lives of the clients served. Erin is passionate about advocating for those who experience mental illness personally or are directly affected by it. She is committed to making a difference in our community and believes in the importance of education surrounding mental health and suicide awareness.
Re’an has worked in and around mental health for 11 years. Re’an has also worked in addiction for 4 of those years. Re’an is very passionate about destigmatizing mental health and the need for mental health services. Re’an enjoys advocating for the community and getting involved in any way she can. She loves communicating with and experiencing all walks of life and looks forward to spreading awareness in any way she can. “Supporting the fighters, admiring the survivors, honoring the taken, and never, ever giving up hope.”
Kerri has a Masters in Social Work and has worked in child welfare, medical social work, and substance abuse prevention and treatment. In her current role, she works behind the scenes to obtain grant funding and to advocate for clients at the policy level.
Keith is a Wichita native; some say he is “the self-proclaimed cruise director of recovery.” This is what makes him the perfect fit for the job of Director of Community Relations. Keith is a person in long-term recovery and has a passion for serving those with mental health disorders, including substance use. Through his passion he has been working in this field for the last four years. He is committed to using his own struggles and journey in recovery to spread awareness surrounding the stigma of mental health and the difficulties in sharing suicidal thoughts. We do recover 8/17/16