A growing number of teens in Snohomish County say they are contemplating suicide and many more suffer from depression, according to a Snohomish Health District study.
Sno-Isle Libraries will host “Teen Depression and Suicide,” 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 17 at Edmonds Library, 605 Main St., Edmonds. The event is part of the Sno-Isle Libraries Issues That Matter series that convenes conversations on topics of community interest. The event is free, open to the public and will be live-streamed at facebook.com/SnoIsleLibraries/.
Panelists will discuss warning signs, prevention, coping mechanisms, community resources and take questions from the audience. Scheduled participants are:
- Shira Hasson-Schiff, Director of Prevention Services, Cocoon House
- Jo Anna Rockwood, school psychologist and behavioral specialist
- Janelle Knowlton, Youth Services Manager Crisis Clinic/Teen Link
- Carolina Mooney, Scriber Lake High School graduate.
Verdant Health Commission Superintendent Robin Fenn will be the moderator.