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

  • Suicide Survivor Support Groups for Adults 

  • Professional Motivational Speaking 

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 

  • 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  




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  resources to the community.

  • 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 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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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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