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Suicide awareness, prevention session held

Wood Elementary hosted the first suicide awareness and prevention session on Thursday, Sept. 19. 

Courtney Long, director of community resources and grant management, and Neftali Perez, a counselor at Waynesville Middle School, served as the presenters. 

The Waynesville R-VI School District will host two more opportunities for parents and students to learn more about suicide awareness and prevention from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

     Oct. 3- East Elementary Library

     Oct. 17- Waynesville Middle School Library

All parents and their students in Pre-K through 12th grades are welcome to attend any one of the above sessions, regardless of the school their child attends. The same information will be delivered during each session of the district’s PRIDE program, which stands for positivity, respect, individualism, development and education.

 suicide awareness
Courtney Long
Neftali Perez
Issued September 20, 2019