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Free Community Forum on Depression and Suicide Prevention

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WHO: Tampa teens, their parents, and other interested individuals
WHAT: Educational presentation on teen depression and suicide prevention
WHERE: Virtual Conference (Zoom) – email molly.biebel@tampagov.net for connection details
WHEN: September 21, 2022, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m

Tampa teens, their parents, and all interested individuals are invited to a FREE educational and interactive forum on depression, suicide prevention, and the struggles teens face with mental health. The event, Your Life Matters: Depression and Suicide Prevention One Step at a Time, will be held on Wednesday, September 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. virtually via Zoom.
 
This forum is sponsored by the Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council, a program of the City of Tampa that allows local teens to develop their leadership skills and apply them through various service projects and workshops.
 
Expert panelists will discuss the importance of teen mental health, speak about how to navigate mental health crises, the work that mental health professionals do, and the special struggles that LGBTQ+ youth face. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask each of the panelists questions directly in an open discussion.
 
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in this public hearing or meeting should contact the City of Tampa’s ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding.

The ADA Coordinator may be contacted via phone at 813-274-3964, by email at TampaADA@tampagov.net, or by submitting an ADA - Accommodations Request form, available online at tampagov.net/ADARequest.