Jayce Rockholt, 17 paints a poster during a group session at Lynchpin, a nonprofit that provides a social learning community for youths through engaging activities, in Yakima, Wash. on Friday, June 17, 2016. Girls are far less likely to be diagnosed with autism and ADHD than boys. Boys and girls present symptoms of the disorders differently, often causing a delay in diagnosis in girls. (SHAWN GUST/Yakima Herald-Republic)

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Lynchpin will host its first Suicide Prevention Parent Night on Wednesday.

The Yakima-based nonprofit will hold the free event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at its offices at 1200 Chesterley Drive, Suite 180.

Deena Mason and Mary Virginia Maxwell will provide steps for suicide prevention, how to recognize risks and warning signs, tools to empower and gain confidence, as well as creating a plan of action. Those attending will learn about local resources and there will be brainstorming for community needs.

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Founded by Erin Lynch and supported by the Lynch family, the Lynchpin Foundation is a social learning community where students and families connect, learn and grow together.

For more information, call 509-895-7611 or visit