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Let’s Talk!: Teens and Suicide
April 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmFree
Topics of conversation that will be discussed include:
How prepared do you feel to have these conversations?
How to talk to teens about concerns?
Preparing yourself emotionally and taking care of yourself when your teen is struggling.
Death by suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among young people between the ages of 10-34 in the United States, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. The foundation estimates approximately 45,000 Americans die by suicide each year — that’s an average of 123 suicides per day. These numbers, however, are thought to be much higher.
As part of UpStreet, a teen mental health drop-in center – teachers, kids, and parents are invited to learn more about teen suicide prevention with Erin Barr (UpStreet Clinical Coordinator), and Stephanie Rodriguez and Alliyah Kimbrough (UpStreet Therapists).