A Teachable Moment: Using 13 Reasons Why to Initiate a Helpful Conversation about Suicide Prevention and Mental Health

NEW YORK (April 28, 2017) – It’s important that we have a conversation that’s smart about mental health and suicide prevention. Join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the American School Counselor Association, and the National Association of School Psychologists on Tuesday, May 2, at 2 p.m. Eastern for a webinar discussion about 13 Reasons Why and what you can do in your school, at home and within your communities to support our young people and those who may be struggling.


Tuesday, May 2, 2017
2:00 p.m. EST


  • Christine Moutier, Chief Medical Officer, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Jill Cook, Assistant Director, American School Counselor Association
  • Kelly Vaillancourt Strobach, Director of Government Relations, Nationals Association of School Psychologists

Registration is required. Register at http://bit.ly/2pGstjR


The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health through education and community programs, develops suicide prevention through research and advocacy, and provides support for those affected by suicide. Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states with programs and events nationwide. AFSP celebrates 30 years of service to the suicide prevention movement. Learn more about AFSP in its latest Annual Report, and join the conversation on suicide prevention by following AFSP on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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For media requests: Alexis O’Brien, AFSP Public Relations Director, 347-826-3577, [email protected]


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