Michele Thorpe

Youth Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Coordinator

As a Chico native, Michele holds an immense passion for serving and giving back to her community, especially the hearts and minds of its youngest members. With an extensive background and education in children/family systems, early childhood and adolescent development, as well as her current pursuit of a master's in social work from Chico State University, Michele is heart driven to take part in the Thrive team's initiatives, providing supportive resources to youth and their loved ones.