The following opportunity has been shared on behalf of a member or affiliate of the Austin Area African American Behavioral Network.
Troubling Trends: Suicide Trends and Solutions
Mind Matters: Community Talks for Healthy Minds
Monday, March 23 | 6:30 – 8 pm
Pat Hayes Education and Conference Center
Dell Children’s Hospital
4900 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723
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|The suicide rate increased a troubling 33% from 1999 through 2017 with suicide continuing to be the second leading cause of death for 10-24 years old. It is estimated that for every death by suicide, there are 25 suicide attempts made across our county with more than 1.4 million suicide attempts in 2017. Join NAMI Central Texas and Dr. Amanda Barczyk, Associate Director of Research for the Dell Children’s Trauma and Injury Research Center, to learn about trends in youth suicide attempts, signs a person may be at risk of suicide and things you can do to help.
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|Free and open to the public with free parking available. Please be mindful of our location and do not attend if you are experiencing fever or flu-like symptoms.