Community Matters: The Sky Center/NM Suicide Intervention Project
Apryl Miller, The Sky Center
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Community Matters host Sarah Amador-Guzman speaks with Apryl Miller, Executive Director of The Sky Center/NM Suicide Intervention Project, to discuss the organization's mission to meet the challenge of youth suicide in Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico through lasting solutions that encourage resiliency, courage, connection and hope.
Apryl Miller , LCSW was hired by the New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project’s Board of Directors in October 1996 and was instrumental in the creation of the Sky Family Therapy Training Center as well as the many programs that have developed since the center opened in January 1998. She currently serves as Executive Director. Her background includes working on various national research projects focusing on mood disorders, suicidal behavior in youth and the development of protective factors for youth at risk. She has had a special interest in removing barriers that limit access to treatment and promoting systemic family treatment models that build connections between family members. Promoting wellness and deep sustainable self-care among the center’s staff is a core value of hers.
About Community Matters
Our monthly radio show invites subject experts and community leaders to talk about the challenges and inequities our region faces and possible solutions that could contribute to its growth. Hosted by Santa Fe Community Foundation staff, Community Matters airs on the third Wednesday of every month at 6:00 PM on KSFR (101.1 FM). Listen to past episodes here.