The Grinnell Area Mental Health Consortium, American Brawn, and the Grinnell-Newburg Community School District are collaborating to present Suicide Awareness and Prevention: Support and Strategies on March 4th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Hotel Grinnell. The event will consist of two speakers presenting on identifying and coping with mental stressors, and suicide awareness and prevention with a focus on the agricultural community. Included in the day will be a free, reservation-required lunch in between the sessions. Reservations for the free meal are required and must be completed by February 10th. To do so, please call 641-236-5518 or fill out the form at the following link:https://forms.gle/R8gCHX1moLpKvRpc8. For more information or questions about the event, please contact Jennifer Cogley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From 10:00-11:00 AM, psychologist Dr. Lanaya Ethington, co-owner of Thrive Behavioral Health in Iowa City, will speak about suicide awareness. With a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Indiana-University-Bloomington, Dr. Ethington has presented at local and international conferences for over 19 years and has experience working with individuals of all ages with various concerns and identities, including 10 years with the University of Iowa.
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