mental health speaker for schools

Mental Health Speaker for Parents at the Steward School, Richmond Virginia


Tue, 10/17/2023    
4:00 pm-5:30 pm


Steward School
11600 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA, 23238

Event Type

Event Information

Parent Education Series- Youth Mental Health
Attendees: Parents of students and school faculty members
Dates: Tuesday, October 17, 4pm-5:30pm with Q&A.
Location: In person in the Steeber Room at the Steward School
Theme: Parent education series for elementary to high school students.

Mental Health Program Details

AnneMoss Rogers will provide an in-person 1.5-hour presentation for parents of elementary to high school age students from 4-5:30pm and be around to talk with parents until 6pm. This presentation has been enormously popular and well received.

Presentation Topic:

How to Raise Mentally Health Kids: Parenting tips for teaching kids how to cope.

After trying to find help for her once joyful son and rap artist, including wilderness therapy and therapeutic boarding school, AnneMoss’s son Charles met heroin while he was struggling with depression and anxiety, and he died by suicide in 2015.

AnneMoss Rogers will address the mental health issues that youth face and red flags to look for in 5–16-year-olds. This presentation will also dispel common myths about mental health, while delivering a message of hope, and empowering parents with specific and doable skills to help today’s youth build resilience.


  • Distinguish whether it’s average teen angst or a warning sign.
  • Recognize the cryptic ways youth cry for help and signs of suicide.
  • Learn how to respond, what to say/do when you suspect your child is struggling.
  • Find out life events that increase youth mental health challenges and what to do.
  • Learn simple parenting techniques to help your kids build resilience.

AnneMoss follows safe messaging and reporting

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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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