Time & Location
Nov 15, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
About The Event
Based on the book, Emotionally Naked: A Teacher’s Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk, this presentation will empower parents and educators to reduce this threat to life. Attendees will learn the cryptic and often veiled ways youth cry for help, how to respond and what to do.
Rogers will offer suggestions and resources to help people recognize what's normal teen angst versus what might be a warning sign as well as tips to help teens develop coping skills during and after the pandemic. The conversation will include topics on substance misuse, mental health, suicide prevention in teens/young adults including insight into those times when young people are more vulnerable.
• Real life signs of suicide in youth and what to say/do
• Lesser-known periods when adolescents are more vulnerable
• How to build relationships that help adolescents develop resilience
Audience: Parents, educators, youth leaders, educational leaders, policy makers, advocates, community members.
About Anne Moss Rogers
Anne Moss Rogers is an emotionally naked® keynote speaker, TEDx storyteller, certified suicide prevention trainer, NAMI Virginia board member, and the award-winning author of the memoir, Diary of a Broken Mind. After her 20-year-old son, Charles died by suicide June 5, 2015, Anne Moss chronicled her family’s tragedy in a newspaper article that went viral, and her blog, Emotionally Naked, has reached millions. Her second book with co-writer Kim O’Brien Phd, LICSW, published through Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Publishing brand, is Emotionally Naked: A Teacher’s Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. A UNC-Chapel Hill alumna, she lives in Richmond, VA with her husband. Her surviving son, Richard, is a filmmaker in LA.
Get her free resources at annemoss.com.