Campus Suicide Prevention: Current & Future Policies

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- Add to Calendar 2022-09-22 13:00:00 2022-09-22 14:00:00 Campus Suicide Prevention: Current & Future Policies The youth mental health crisis is continuing to worsen, with a recent study showing a staggering 75% of college students reported moderate to serious psychological distress. Colleges and universities are well-positioned to help students meet their mental health needs and to prevent suicide. Please join us for a virtual roundtable to discuss the college mental health crisis, hear directly from a student advocate, and talk about federally backed school-based policies that can address mental health and suicide prevention. You'll gain a better understanding of youth mental health statistics, learn about efforts at the federal level to address this crisis, and find out what colleges and universities can do to further promote mental health and prevent suicide on their campuses. Opening remarks will be given by Congresswoman Napolitano (D-CA 32nd District), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus. The roundtable will be moderated by Manuela McDonough, director of government affairs and advocacy at JED, and will include the following panelists: Malayna Oswald, Active Minds member and student advocate, and Laurel Stine, executive vice president & chief policy officer, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Register. Online Online noreply@air.org America/New_York public

The youth mental health crisis is continuing to worsen, with a recent study showing a staggering 75% of college students reported moderate to serious psychological distress. Colleges and universities are well-positioned to help students meet their mental health needs and to prevent suicide. Please join us for a virtual roundtable to discuss the college mental health crisis, hear directly from a student advocate, and talk about federally backed school-based policies that can address mental health and suicide prevention. You'll gain a better understanding of youth mental health statistics, learn about efforts at the federal level to address this crisis, and find out what colleges and universities can do to further promote mental health and prevent suicide on their campuses. Opening remarks will be given by Congresswoman Napolitano (D-CA 32nd District), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus. The roundtable will be moderated by Manuela McDonough, director of government affairs and advocacy at JED, and will include the following panelists: Malayna Oswald, Active Minds member and student advocate, and Laurel Stine, executive vice president & chief policy officer, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Register.


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