This virtual symposium is presented by the Office of Child and Family Services at the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. CEUs available.
Cost: Free. And attendees are primarily those working in state behavioral health.
Attendees: 450 virtual attendees expected
The Emotionally Naked Truth about Youth Suicide
Description: Based on the book, Emotionally Naked: A Teacher’s Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk, this presentation will help mental health professionals gain the insight to reduce this threat to life. Attendees will learn the cryptic and often veiled ways youth cry for help. This presentation will lead a conversation around substance misuse, mental health, and focus on suicide prevention in teens. Rogers will offer suggestions and resources to help adults recognize what’s normal and what is a warning sign as well as tips to help teens develop coping skills during and after the pandemic. Attendees will gain insight into the warning signs and when teens are most at risk.
- Real-life signs of suicide in youth and what to say/do
- Lesser-known transitions when adolescents are more at risk
- Thoughtful solutions we can implement now
Education- emotionally naked: A Teacher’s Guide To Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk: https://annemoss.com/shop/a-teachers-guide-to-preventing-suicide/
Memoir- Diary of a Broken Mind: https://annemoss.com/shop/diary-of-a-broken-mind/
Speakers. All times are EST