Bring It Learning Series: Youth Suicide Rates in Kansas

February 16

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Both nationally and in Kansas, suicide rates for youth and young adults have risen over the last two decades. The rising suicide rates and mental health challenges exacerbated by COVID-19 have further emphasized the importance of understanding suicide and mental health among youth and young adults, and the options available for policymakers and local organizations. In this Bring It session, participants will discuss the trend in youth suicide rates and the related challenges and opportunities for meeting the growing mental health needs of youth and young adults in Kansas.

When: 

  • Thursday, February 16, 2023
  • 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. CST

Where: 

  • via Zoom (link will be sent with your registration confirmation)

If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org

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The Kansas Health Institute supports effective policymaking through nonpartisan research, education and engagement. KHI believes evidence-based information, objective analysis and civil dialogue enable policy leaders to be champions for a healthier Kansas. Established in 1995 with a multiyear grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, KHI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization based in Topeka.

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