Who created the Faith.Hope.Life campaign?

The Faith.Hope.Life campaign is the product of the Faith Communities Task Force of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. Current members of the task force are:

  • Talitha Arnold, MDiv — Co-Lead, Private Sector, Senior Minister, United Church of Santa Fe
  • David Litts, OD—Co-Lead, Private Sector, Consultant
  • Anne Mathews-Younes, EdD, DMin — Co-Lead, Public Sector, Director, Division of Prevention, Traumatic Stress & Special Programs, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Farha Abbasi, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, and Faculty, Muslim Studies Program, Michigan State University
  • Miriam Ament, Founder and President, No Shame on U
  • Glen Bloomstrom, MDiv, MS, MA; Military Director, Living Works Education & Adjunct Professor, Bethlehem College and Seminary
  • Paul Cantz, PsyD, ABPP, Associate Professor; University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine; Adler University - Chicago
  • Mahira Elder, LLMSW, Muslim Family Services
  • Efrem L. Epstein, Founder, Elijah's Journey (A Jewish Response to the Issues of Suicide Awareness and Prevention)
  • Ben Goldstein, Rabbi, Temple Beth El Mekor Chayim
  • Rabbi Ari Hart, Associate Rabbi, Hebrew Institute of Riverdale
  • Gregory Hudnall, EdD, Executive Director, Hope4Utah, Bishop, LDS Church
  • Kalman Kaplan, PhD, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Chicago
  • Kimberly Konkel, MSW, Associate Director for Health, Center for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Karen Mason, PhD, LPC, Associate Professor of Counseling and Psychology, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Sherry Molock, PhD, Senior Advisor for Outreach and Engagement, National Institute for Mental Health
  • Melinda Moore, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University
  • LaVonne Ortega, MD, MPH; Senior Advisor, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • Pamela Ovwigho, PhD, Research Director, Center for Bible Engagement
  • Joshua Rivedal, Founder and Executive Director of The i'Mpossible Project, Author, International Public Speaker