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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

To Young to Die

The Alexandria Community Service Board System of Care Program will present Too Young to Die, Teen Suicide in our Community. The program will feature a panel discussion by leading experts in teen suicide and family grief and loss, followed by a question and answer period.

Panelists include: Kathy Harkey, president, Central Virginia Chapter of NAMI, and vice president, Hanover County Community Support Services Board. Ms. Harkey lost her oldest son to suicide in 2006. Duane Bowers, LPC, author, Guiding Your Family through Loss and Grief and A Child Is Missing: Proving Support for Families of Missing Children. Mr. Bowers is a licensed professional counselor in private practice. Mary Azoy, LPC, CPT, director of community education and crisis response, CrisisLink. Nicole Roher, MS, Psy.D, therapist, Alexandria CSB Outpatient Youth and Family program.

The program will be held at the Minnie Howard Auditorium, 3801 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA, and will run from 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m.

A PDF event flier is available for download at http://www.crisislink.org/events/teenSuicide/teenSuicide_10Dec07.pdf.

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