Titled “Keeping Your Teen Safe: The Signs of Suicide (SOS) Program,” the evening’s presentation will offer parents practical advice from the SOS program. SOS is the only school-based suicide prevention program listed in the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices that addresses suicide risk and depression while reducing suicide attempts.
Paul Budin, District 15’s coordinator of social workers, and staff members from area mental health agencies will deliver the presentation, which will be translated into Spanish.
Supervision will be provided for children age 3 and older, and transportation to the meeting will be offered from the following locations:
- Edgebrook Community Center (also known as la escuelita in Green Lane apartments), 1926 Green Lane North, Palatine
- Police Neighborhood Resource Center, 2272 Algonquin Parkway, Rolling Meadows
- Palatine Opportunity Center, 1585 N. Rand Road, Palatine
Buses will load at 6:30 p.m., leave promptly at 6:45 p.m., and return at 8:30 p.m.
R.S.V.P. to Lady Gil, second language facilitator, at (847) 963-7519 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend and need childcare. (Please note how many children will be with you.)