Suicide Prevention Through Storytelling

Mar 7, 2022

4:00pm – 4:20pm CT

Communities are reeling from alarming trends of teen suicide attempts and completions. Six historically competitive school districts confronted this crisis together by assembling a group of consultants, mental health experts and teens to launch a massive campaign to remove stigma of mental health. Through storytelling and community mobilization tactics, #ZeroReasonsWhy has changed Johnson County for the better by increasing help-seeking behavior and creating a more empathetic community.

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photo of Jeff Short