September 2021 

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September is National Suicide Prevention Month. We're streaming a new film about teen suicide this month, plus three in-depth virtual discussions about addressing youth suicide and mental health challenges, national crisis care resources, and more!

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Tell My Story: Now Streaming through September!

A grieving father seeks answers after his 14-year-old son dies by suicide, uncovering the painful truths about the lives of teens, the impact of unfettered access to the internet, and the shocking rise of depression among America's youth.

Join Well Beings, WETA, and a special panel of guests on Sept. 23 at 7pm EST for a live panel discussion about identifying and preventing teen suicide. Tune-in for the panel discussion here.

Upcoming Events

Preventing Teen Suicide

Join us tomorrow at 4pm CT for a live virtual discussion about commonly used mental health terms, warning signs, resources. Presented by Well Beings, OETA, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Oklahoma (NAMI).

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Upcoming Events

Coping Through Covid

On Sept. 21 at 6pm CT, Louisiana Public Broadcasting and Well Beings will host a live virtual discussion about the challenges our youth face amid the pandemic and resources that help move beyond awareness and toward recovery.

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Now Streaming  

Barriers to Mental Health Care

Austin PBS and Well Beings team up for an honest conversation about youth mental health challenges and solutions for ensuring adults are better equipped to offer help and hope to youth when they most need it.



Crisis Hotlines for Kids & Teens

If you need to talk, remember you are not alone. There are resources available now. Visit for a list of crisis care lines for trauma, triggers, suicide, and more. Including crisis care hotlines specifically for kids and teens.

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Use #WellBeings on social media posts to contribute your story, messages of encouragement, and favorite mental health resources to Well Beings Community Story Wall.


Support for the Well Beings Youth Mental Health Project provided by Otsuka, Kaiser Permanente, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual Insurance, American Psychiatric Association Foundation, One Mind, Movember, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Dana Foundation, Dauten Family Foundation, The Hersh Foundation, Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission, John & Frances Von Schlegell, Sutter Health, Robina Riccitiello, and Jackson Family Enterprises.

Partners include CALL TO MIND at American Public Media, PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, WE Organization, Forbes, PEOPLE, Mental Health America, National Council for Mental Wellbeing, The Steve Fund, and The Jed Foundation.

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