Cupertino High addressing teen mental health awareness

Cupertino High spreads teen mental health awareness with student and parent presentationsCourtesy of Cupertino High School

Cupertino High will host two teen mental health presentations: one for parents on March 5 and one for students on March 8.  

The presentations are an effort to continue the ongoing support of student mental wellness and to address student suicide prevention and intervention, according to the Cupertino High School website.

Dr. Glenn Teeter, a psychologist at El Camino Hospital, and pediatrics specialist Dr. Kelly Ann Troiano are scheduled to present on March 5 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the CHS Library, to inform parents about teen mental illness, the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions, and suicide prevention education.

Dr. Teeter will return to CHS on March 8 to deliver the student presentation across a 7-period day. He will describe the warning signs of suicide, provide a model for helping suicidal individuals and will emphasize that suicide is preventable. Other mental health professionals will also be on campus throughout the day.

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