NAMI Ending The Silence
Ending the Silence | 50-minutes | This free mental health, suicide prevention and anti-stigma program is presented to high school students in health, science or psychology classes. Students learn about mental illnesses directly from a trained two-person team, one of whom is a young adult living in recovery with a mental illness. It emphasizes that mental illness is treatable and recovery is possible. Includes visual presentation of signs and symptoms of various mental illnesses and Q&A session.
Ending the Silence for Families | Mental health presentation tailored to parents and caregivers, focused on how to talk with youth about mental health issues and how to work with school staff.
Ending the Silence for Staff | Mental health presentation tailored to teachers and staff, focused on how to talk with youth about mental health issues and how to work with students and family members.