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VIRTUAL Virginia PTA: The Emotionally Naked Truth About Student Suicide

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Date(s) - Mon, 11/15/2021
7:00 pm-8:15 pm EST

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Emotionally Naked Truth About Suicide
Monday, November 15th at 7pm on GoToWebinar
After her son died by suicide, Richmond native Anne Moss Rogers emerged as a fierce international advocate for suicide prevention and mental health supports. In this special presentation for parents, caregivers, grandparents along side teachers, coaches, school support staff, Principals and all educators, Anne will discuss the following:
> Signs of suicide in youth
> Responding to signs of suicide
> How to make small shifts in the home and school environments to support student wellness, resiliency, connection, and coping skills
With material taken from hundreds of interviews, her memoir, and her son’s work as a songwriter and musician, this presentation is extremely vulnerable- and powerful. You don’t want to miss hearing this parent’s voice. Share with your parents and staff!
Audience: Parents, educators, youth leaders, educational leaders, policymakers, advocates, community members.
About Anne Moss Rogers
Anne Moss Rogers is an emotionally naked® keynote speaker, TEDx storyteller, certified suicide prevention trainer, NAMI Virginia board member, and the award-winning author of the memoir, Diary of a Broken Mind. After her 20-year-old son, Charles died by suicide on June 5, 2015, Anne Moss chronicled her family’s tragedy in a newspaper article that went viral, and her blog, Emotionally Naked, has reached millions. Her second book with co-writer Kim O’Brien PhD, LICSW, published through Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Publishing brand, is Emotionally Naked: A Teacher’s Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. A UNC-Chapel Hill alumna, she lives in Richmond, VA with her husband. Her surviving son, Richard, is a filmmaker in LA.
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A Teacher’s Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk

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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked mental health speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational mental health keynotes, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, anxiety, coping strategies/resilience, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

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