Morgan County, Ohio is a small rural community in southeast Ohio who has been impacted by loss. The whole community is struggling. A couple of years ago, a car accident took the lives of two students. This has impacted the community greatly.
During the winter months of 2018, a young boy in grade 11 made a forever decision to end his life. This wasn't easy on a community already hurting and looking for meaning and understanding. Teachers, staff, parents, and community devastated. The classmates and students crushed. Then, a couple months later, another grade 11 young lady made a forever decision herself.
They school community invites Teen Mental Health and Teen Suicide Prevention expert, Jeff Yalden to the school to speak to teens, teachers, parents and community.