Joe Kenney funds Here Tomorrow Mental Health Initiative

Suicide prevention group grew from Jacksonville father's grief

April 23, 2021: Florida Times-Union reporter, Matt Soergel wrote an article about Joe Kenney, Founder and Chair of Here Tomorrow.

Joe's son Gary suffered from depression and took his own life at the age of 30 years old. At his funeral services, Joe vowed to do whatever it took to stop more suicides.

Today, Here Tomorrow exists and is changing mental healthcare in Jacksonville and the beach communities.

Here Tomorrow and Peer Support: First Coast Connect

Here Tomorrow is a Neptune Beach mental health resource focused on suicide prevention with a unique peer support model. (Starting at 22:43) Guests: Joe Kenney, founder and board chair. Paul Quinnett, internationally recognized suicide prevention expert and author. Listen at WJCT.org

He skipped rope and walked across U.S. to honor son, now steps from journey’s end in Jacksonville Beach

Daryl Rosenberger, who moved from Jacksonville to Asheville, N.C., about 10 years ago, started an effort called the Jumping for Drew and You Foundation (jumpingfordrewandyoufoundation.org). “I literally think about him every step,” he said. “If I had stopped, I would have dishonored him and the cause. I would have crawled.

Out of father’s grief, suicide-prevention group meets growing need, earns pledge from Delores and Wayne Weaver

"We’ve gotten so many testimonies from people who say the only reason I'm alive is because of Here Tomorrow. When you hear that, it tears you up."

‘Have you thought about hurting yourself?’ | Parents of young man who took his life say hard conversations are key

When Patrick Heinold took his own life, his parents say no one saw it coming. Now they're inviting everyone to a basketball/volleyball tourney to raise awareness.

Breaking the Silence: Here Tomorrow on News4Jax

News4Jax held a week-long special series on the alarming issue of teen suicide in our community. They chose to culminate the week by televising live from a local organization offering real help and hope in real time: Here Tomorrow.

In Florida’s Murder Capitol, Gun Suicides are Overshadowed by Gun Homicides

Since his son used a rented gun to commit suicide, Ramon Day has championed expanded mental health services in Florida, where critics say mental health funding and access and gun laws are insufficient.