suicide prevention and student wellness

VIRTUAL: Step Up Westmoreland, Pittsburgh PA

Anne Moss Rogers, The Emotionally Naked Speaker, is the Greensburg, Pennsylvania STEP UP Westmoreland Impact Speaker for April 21, 2021.

STEP UP Westmoreland is built upon the foundation that mental wellness is essential for the safety and success of all students. To improve school safety and security, the Westmoreland County Office of Behavioral Health/Developmental Services, the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit, and the Westmoreland County School Districts created a network that builds confidence, resilience, and optimism among students, while also removing barriers to critically-needed mental health intervention services.

Focus Audience: Students, Therapists, Educators, and Parents United in Prevention

STEP UP Westmoreland Goals:

  • Increase access to mental health supports
  • Promote early identification and intervention
  • Create a supportive environment
  • Improve student self-advocacy
  • Reduce risk of school violence
  • Establish a County-Wide network of collaboration and best practices with educational and behavioral health stakeholders

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AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

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