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Winning artwork of the 2023-24 GEM Art Contest for Suicide Prevention.


Winners of the 2023-2024 Art Contest for Suicide Prevention with the GEM Team Members at the awards ceremony on February 25, 2024.

To view all photos from the 2023-24 GEM Awards Ceremony , please click here

Thank you to Gene Peters for photographing our GEM Awards Ceremony each year.

To view a video of the 2023-24 GEM Awards Ceremony, please click here.

Thank you to Laura Hutchens and her talented students at the Career Tech Center

at Fairmont High School for the filming and editing of this video. 

Thank you to all the GEM artists
and our many community supporters! 

Please join us next year for our 2024-25 GEM Art Contest for Suicide Prevention. 

We are also looking for GEM team members from different schools in the Dayton area.  If you are interested in joining our team, please reach out to us at  We would LOVE to have you. 

Note:  If you are an artist, you probably don't want to join our team because you would not be eligible to enter our contest. 

Click here for 24/7 mental health resources                 Crisis Now Hotline 1-833-580-2255 or text 741741

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