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TEEN SUICIDE & SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION: Let’s Talk About it
October 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
JOIN US FOR A VIRTUAL CONVERSATION – FREE WEBINAR
Teens, Parents, Teachers, Health Professionals, Youth Group & Community Leaders are invited to join us for a FREE virtual webinar on Teen Suicide & Substance Prevention in the African-American community. This is event ishosted by Get SMART West Balitmore Drug Free Community Coalition and the featured speaker will be Dr. Kizzy Pittrell, Ed.D.
DID YOU KNOW that suicide is the second-leading cause of deatlh of black children aged 10 – 19? During this very important online conversation, you will learn:
- Facts and myths about teen suicide
- Warning signs
- Health coping skills for teens
- Ways to help yourself or someone else who may in crisis or at risk for suicide
- Resources that are available to prevent teen suicide & teen substance use
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Zoom Meeting ID: 867 7883 6044
Zoom Password: 634872
ABOUT DR. KIZZY PITTRELL
Dr. Kizzy Pittrell, Ed.D. is a graduate of Argosy University, Washington DC from the Counseling Psychology program. Dr. Pittrell received her Masters of Counseling from Towson University and Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Bowie State University. Dr. Pittrell is a Licensed Professional Counselor, an Approved Drug and Alcohol counselor, an Master Addiction Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor in Maryland. Dr. Pittrell has worked in the community sector providing mental health and addiction counseling and treatment to adults and adolescents for 14 years. Currently, Dr. Pittrell is owner of Ross Counseling, a private practice providing therapy to individuals, families and couples and manages a community mental health facility in Baltimore. More recently, Dr. Pittrell along with her husband opened a psychiatric rehabilitation program in Baltimore county called Strengthening Families Building Communities. Dr. Pittrell is passionate about educating the community about mental health and reducing the stigma of mental health. In her spare time Dr. Pittrell loves blogging, spending time with family, reading and she is certified Zumba instructor. She is also an author of a children’s book about maternal depression.