From a Sno-Isle Libraries blog.
A growing number of teens in Snohomish County say they are contemplating suicide and many more suffer from depression, according to a Snohomish Health District study.
Sno-Isle Libraries will host “Teen Depression and Suicide” at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Edmonds Library, 605 Main Street, Edmonds.
The event is part of the Sno-Isle Libraries Issues That Matter series that convenes conversations on topics of community interest.
The event is free, open to the public and will be live-streamed at facebook.com/SnoIsleLibraries/.
Panelists will discuss warning signs, prevention, coping mechanisms, community resources and take questions from the audience. Scheduled participants are:
- Shira Hasson-Schiff, Director of Prevention Services, Cocoon House.
- Jo Anna Rockwood, school psychologist and behavioral specialist.
- Janelle Knowlton, Youth Services Manager Crisis Clinic/Teen Link.
- Carolina Mooney, Scriber Lake High School graduate.
Verdant Health Commission Superintendent Robin Fenn will be the moderator.
Funding for Issues That Matter is provided by the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.