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© 2016 iRise Leadership Institute

Kristie Knights

9400 McKnight Road, Suite 202

Pittsburgh, PA  15237

Tel: (412) 837-1892

Fax: (412) 837-1893

Suicide Hotline:

800-273-TALK (8255)



iRise Leadership Institute, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, believes every life has value. Our mission is to eradicate suicide through awareness, education, and prevention.


  • Provide awareness and prevention of suicide through education and presentations in the community.

  • Provide resources and services to give hope to people who have suicidal thoughts.

  • Provide financial resources and services for survivors of suicide, as well as for families left behind.

  • Provide volunteer opportunities for those who share our vision.

  • Teach the community to see their God-made intrinsic value.


  • Those who have struggled with suicidal thoughts.

  • Those who have attempted suicide.

  • Those who have lost someone to suicide. 

  • The community and businesses who have a desire to share our mission and eradicate suicide.

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