Parents Invited to Suicide Prevention Conversation Feb. 25

Officials from Chandler Unified School District have partnered with the State of Arizona’s Attorney General’s office to provide a community presentation on suicide prevention. At 6 pm, Monday, February 25th, Leslie Russell from the Attorney General’s office will present regarding the signs of suicide, how to identify warning signs, and what risk and protective factors there are for youth suicidality. Be Smart, a community agency, will also be providing free gun locks during the event.

WHEN: 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25
WHERE: Chandler Center for the Arts: 250 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler
ADMISSION: Free, but reserve tickets
at: http://cusdcounseling.eventbrite.com

All parents are invited to attend. The presentation will also be provided in Spanish.

AHCCCS, in partnership with the Arizona Department of Education, is working to improve access to behavioral health services in schools statewide. This is one strategy to reducing suicides in Arizona. To participate in the upcoming statewide suicide prevention plan meeting to be held March 18th at AHCCCS, email suicide prevention coordinator Kelli Williams: kelli.williams@azahcccs.gov

 

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