As follow-up to a May 27 webinar hosted by NASBE and Child Trends featuring experts from CDC and SAMHSA, this event will bring together education and health leaders working to prevent youth suicide at the state level. This virtual gathering will feature a panel discussion followed by topical breakout discussion rooms allowing participants to dig deeper into areas of interest and share solutions and questions with peers from other states.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Holly Wilcox, Ph.D., Member of the Maryland State Board of Education, Professor in the Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Education, Co-chair of Maryland’s Commission on Suicide Prevention
- Cathy Davis, M.A.Ed., Student Advocacy Services Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
- Jessica Wilcox, Community Health Coordinator, Livingston HealthCare, Montana
*note, slide 21 of the presentation in the recording displays an incorrect map. Please refer to the NASBE State Policy Database on School Health for accurate policy maps on suicide prevention.