Location: Catholic Life Center Main Ballroom, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Event Information: The Diocesan Offices of Marriage & Family Life and Youth & Young Adult Ministry are hosting an evening entitled, “13 Reasons Why Not: A Forum on Youth & Suicide.” The program will feature presentations by Dr. Donna Fargason, a local child and adolescent psychiatrist in private practice at Family Focus & Associates in Baton Rouge, and Staci Gulino, a family mental health practioner, specializing in the integration of faith and mental health.
The evening will address concerns over the popular and controversial TV series, “13 Reasons Why” including the underlying causes of the series popularity, the mental health issue of depression, the warning signs of suicide, and what those concerned can do in response. This forum is directed toward parents, adults involved in youth ministry as well as those who work with youth and young adults in other capacities, either professionally or as volunteers. No pre-registration is required. Please visit the website, www.mfldiobr.org for more information.