Free screening of the documentary film that is spreading hope & fighting suicide

The new film “My Ascension” spotlights the story of a 16-year-old cheerleader paralyzed by a suicide attempt.

A series of miracles saved Emma Benoit’s life, but the self-inflicted gunshot wound resulted in a spinal cord injury that left her paralyzed. Although extremely tragic, the incident propelled her on a mission to use her painful experience and miraculous recovery to help others find hope and live.

My Ascension is a film that was created to inspire and educate audiences while providing a spark to help individuals and communities save lives by enhancing suicide prevention efforts.

Following the film, join us for a live 1-hour, post-screening Q&A via Zoom will feature Emma Benoit and filmmaker Greg Dicharry who has been a national leader in youth mental health for over 12 years.

There will be resources, refreshments, and a panel will be available to field questions. Suicide Prevention support is also available 24/7 by calling 800-273-8255, texting WYO to 741741, or logging on to

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