|Let's Talk Alleghany|
Free Webinars Seek To Reduce Stigma Of Mental Health Challenges, Help Suicide Prevention
Covington, VA (June 20, 2020) - The Alleghany Highlands Healthy Youth Coalition and Live Well Alleghany Highlands are partnering to host Letâ€™s Talk Alleghany. This campaign will consist of virtual webinars offered June through September. There will also be â€śchallengesâ€ť for the community to participate in to reduce the stigma of mental health challenges and increase awareness of suicide prevention.
The webinars will be hosted by Leading To Change. Leading To Change is a nationally awarded training agency. Eric Rowles, CEO, is an expert on youth culture, substance use prevention and workforce development. He is a nationally recognized trainer, speaker, and consultant who has worked with over 150,000 youth, adults, administrators, professionals, and policymakers within the past 15 years.
The Alleghany Highlands Healthy Youth Coalition and Live Well Alleghany Highlands recognizes the importance of spreading awareness about mental health challenges and suicide prevention, especially during COVID-19.
"Look out for our challenges on social media @AHHYC (Facebook and Instagram). Sign up for one of our webinars by visiting our social media platforms," said Chelsea Dunaway. Prevention Coordinator for Alleghany Highlands Community Services.
6/29- Playing With Fire at 3 PM via Zoom â€“ visit Facebook page to register
7/8 â€“ Keeping Them Connected at 11 AM via Zoom â€“ visit Facebook page to register
7/21 â€“ Please Help Parents at 12 PM via Zoom â€“ visit Facebook page to register
Webinars are free and open to public. We encourage parents, educators, social service providers, and community members to take advantage of these free resources!
For more information, please call Chelsea Dunaway at 540-965-2100 ext. 118