CHICO – A Youth Psychological Well being and Suicide Prevention Summit hosted by Thrive might be held nearly from 8 a.m. to three p.m. on Thursday, April 22, the North Valley Neighborhood Basis stated in a press launch.
The Finish the Silence Summit on Youth Psychological Well being and Suicide Prevention is free and open to highschool college students and adults.
Registrations and a full program of the occasion might be posted at http://www.nvcf.org/youth-summit.
Thrive, a program run by NVCF, focuses on the emotional therapeutic of youngsters, households and people following the campfire and different native crises.
Based on the discharge, the summit will supply interactive experiences, keynote shows and breakout classes to assist encourage a youth voice, present assist and equip contributors with helpful instruments.
The morning session might be for youth solely, nevertheless adults can nonetheless be current however are inspired to pay attention. The complete participation of younger folks and adults will happen within the afternoon session. Contributors are inspired to remain during the summit, the assertion stated.
The summit will even embody stay musical performances, ‘mindfulness mini-sessions’, video diaries, raffle prizes and can finish with a ‘World Cafe expertise’ for younger folks and adults.
“We hope colleges embrace the summit and make it simpler for college kids to take part,” Danelle Campbell, director of the Thrive program stated within the press launch. “And we hope the adults attend it with open hearts, be prepared to actually pay attention, and really feel inspired to assist their concepts shifting ahead.”
In February, Thrive hosted a sequence of youth focus teams to assist assess how younger folks within the space address suicide and psychological well being points.
“Through the focus teams it turned very clear that younger persons are struggling and in search of protected locations and areas to share their emotions and ask for assist. Our aim is to normalize the dialog about psychological well being, get rid of stigma and worry, and supply encouragement and assist to these in ache, ”stated Campbell.
The initiative is a collaboration between Thrive, the Butte County Workplace of Schooling, Butte County Behavioral Well being, Chico State and the North Valley Boys and Ladies Golf equipment.