Presenting in Kansas City
Steve Arkin is a staff neurologist with Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute, Saint Lukes Hospital System in Kansas City, Missouri and an Associate Professor at the University of Missouri Kansas City. He is the co-founder of SPEAK UP a suicide prevention education and awareness for kids united as partners.
Teen Suicide – A Personal Perspective, Steve Arkin
Will tell the personal story of our son who battled and lived productively with mental illness but died by suicide and the lessons learned.
- Comprehend the data on suicide and how it relates to mental illness
- Identify the stigma of mental illness and the challenges to proper treatment
- Recognize the warning signs of suicidality
- Discuss mental illness and suicidality with those around you