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Tuesday, August 13 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
School Mental Health Literacy LIMITED

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Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people in Iowa and at least 20% of young people have a mental illness with fewer than 20% receiving treatment.  In 2016, the Iowa Youth Survey indicated that 13.4% of survey participants shared that they had seriously contemplated suicide in the last year.  This jam packed session will explore basic mental health characteristics, suicide prevention warning signs, and some classroom/school strategies.  Sometimes knowing is half the battle.

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Jennifer Ulie-Wells

Executive Director, Please Pass the Love
Dr. Jennifer Ulie-Wells, finished her Ph.D. from Iowa State University in Education with certifications in mental health and social justice. She has been in education for over 20 years as a special educator. In 2013, she founded Please Pass the Love Youth Mental Health Initiative... Read More →

Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:45pm - 3:00pm CDT
303 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA