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Helping When Your Child Is Hurting: What Every Parent Needs to Know to Prevent Adolescent Self-Harm and Suicide
– Presented by Keith Sutton, PsyD

Tue March 24, 2020 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

2020 Raising Healthy Families Community Education Series

Helping When Your Child Is Hurting: What Every Parent Needs to Know to Prevent Adolescent Self-Harm and Suicide

Anxiety rates for adolescents are on the rise, and so is self-harm and suicide. Losing a child is a parent’s worst nightmare. Dr. Sutton will explain the potential causes of adolescent anxiety and depression, why some kids self-harm, and factors that can lead to suicide or suicidal behavior. He’ll discuss effective treatments and how parents can help their depressed children overcome their pain.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to understand self-harming behaviors
  • The causes of teen depression
  • How to identify the factors and signs that can lead to suicide and self-harm
  • How to talk to your child about depression and self-harm
  • The various evidence-based treatments that are available and when to seek them.

Details

Date:
Tue March 24, 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Venue

San Rafael Community Center
618 B Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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Presenter
Keith Sutton, PsyD