iRise provides to the Community: 

  • Education, resources and support to those who have lost a loved one to suicide. 

  • Referral source for those affected by suicide or who are suicidal

  • Grief Support Groups for those who have lost a loved one to suicide (Adults)

  • Female Teen Sexual Assault Support Group

  • Teen Mental Health Support Group    

  • Professional/ Motivational Speaking

  •  Question, Persude, Refer (Suicide Prevention and Awareness) Training 

iRise provides to Professional, Military, First Responders, Educational, and Religious Organizations:

  • Individual At-Risk Consultation and/or Assessment 

  • Question, Persude, Refer (Suicide Prevention and Awareness) Training (Specific to Profession) This is In Person or Webinar

  • Consultation in creating Policies and Procedures for Suicide Prevention and Postvention  

  • Educational Resources 

  • On Site Therapeutic Support following the loss of an individual

  • Fresh Hope Adult and Teen Training and Implementation of Mental Health groups in Churches or other Community Outreach Organizations   








  • Provide awareness and prevention of suicide through education and  resources to the community in the areas of mental illness, grief, awareness, and prevention. 

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

  • Provide training and education to the community leaders, first responders, frontline workers, business owners, and the community as a whole.

  • Provide volunteer opportunities for those who share our vision.

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


  • Those who have struggle 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.


iRise, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, believes every life has value.

Our calling is to eradicate suicide through awareness, prevention, education; and to reduce the stigma of mental illness. 

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Kristie Knights

128 N. Washington Street

Butler, PA  16001

Tel: (724) 816-7431

Fax: (866) 404-2239

Suicide Hotline:

800-273-TALK (8255)

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