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Gray Matters Launching Illinois First Responders Gray Matters Chapter

January 8th, 2024
Gray Matters Launching Illinois First Responders Gray Matters Chapter

Gray Matters is ready to launch the First Responders Gray Matters Chapter! Thank you Det. Michael Griffin from the Moline Police Department for being the first to step up and speak out about first responder mental health. You are an advocate for us and we are very grateful for your voice today. Thank you! Our First Responders Gray Matters first meeting is January 9 from 6-7 pm at the East Moline Public Library. All QCA first responders and those connected to first responders are welcome to attend! January 9, 2024 from 6-7 p.m. East Moline Public Library Geraldine A. Baecke Meeting Center... Read More

2020 Augie Grad a Keynote Speaker at Global Suicide Prevention Event

September 23rd, 2020
2020 Augie Grad a Keynote Speaker at Global Suicide Prevention Event

Haley DeGreve just graduated from Augustana College in May, but the Alleman High alum and Moline native already has become a national advocate in the fight for suicide prevention. On average, there are 132 suicides per day in the U.S., totaling 48,344 in 2018 (the most recent data available). The rates have been rising steadily since 2000 — by 35 percent overall, across most age groups. DeGreve is worried about future generations and what effect this catastrophic pandemic will have. In July, DeGreve was on the podcast of Kevin Hines, a leading suicide prevention activist, and she’ll be a keynote... Read More

2020 Augustana Alumna Works to Make a Difference

May 20th, 2020
2020 Augustana Alumna Works to Make a Difference

Haley DeGreve knows what matters in life. The passionate, driven Moline native – who graduates from Augustana College on Saturday (virtually) – will succeed not only by making a living, but more importantly, by making a difference. An Alleman High School grad, DeGreve majored in communication studies and business administration marketing. She’s already made her mark as founder of the 16-month-old Gray Matters Collective, a student mental-health group that led her this year to being chosen a winner of the George Orley Student Mental Health Advocate Award from the University of Michigan Depression... Read More