Young Adult Mental Health and Suicide Prevention – Meeting Them Where They Are

This webinar focused on young adults and their unique mental health needs, including: an overview of data related to the mental health needs & suicide rates among young adults; and interventions and other resources designed for the young adult population. Special considerations for connecting with young people during the COVID-19 pandemic were also discussed. Presenters: Kerri Nickerson, LCSW, MPH, Director of Grantee and State Initiatives, Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), Education Development Center, Inc.; Sara Gorman, Director of High School Programming, The Jed Foundation.

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