Steve Arkin

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.

Learning objectives:

  • 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