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A Journey to Wellness: Identifying Signs of Depression and the Warning Signs of Suicide

February 23, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This workshop is designed for the community. Professionals are welcome to attend.

OVERVIEW: This interactive presentation introduces the community to the issue of suicide as a public health issue nationally, and in our community. The role depression plays, and the warning signs of suicide are addressed, in addition to practical tips on how to respond if faced with this situation.

OBJECTIVES: After attending this program the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize the symptoms of depression and the warning signs of suicide
  • Identify 4 factors that contribute to depression and other mental illnesses
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of what to do for someone who is showing signs of depression or warning signs of suicide.

REGISTRATION: Registration fee is $10.00. 1.5 CEU’s (Certificate of Attendance)

Please complete and return a registration form with payment by February 18, 2017.

About the Speaker:

Susan Estes is the Director of Child and Youth Mental Health Initiatives at Mental Health America of the Heartland. Susan shares her own mental wellness journey with students and youth organizations, while encouraging them and providing resources for young people to address their mental health. Susan, a certified yoga instructor, taps into her own experiences when speaking at conferences and provides numerous workshops on using yoga to relieve the symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress.


February 23, 2017
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Stacy Davis
(913) 281-2221 (ext. 112)


First Christian Church Pleasant Hill
519 Cedar Street
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080 United States
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