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March 24, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT

Preventing Teen Suicide and Promoting Mental Wellness Through Animation


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Preventing Teen Suicide and Promoting Mental Wellness Through Animation


March 24, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT






About This Webinar

In October 2021, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) joined together to declare a National State of Emergency in children’s mental health. In December 2021, the U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory to address the youth mental health crisis that has been further exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Cook Center for Human Connection in partnership with Wonder Media has produced “My Life is Worth Living” an animated series about youth mental health. The series is designed by a team of doctors, social workers, and suicide experts to model research-backed suicide prevention strategies. Issues of depression, abuse, homelessness, bullying, substance abuse, trauma, and gender identity are explored through the stories of five relatable teens. Each character finds a path to help, healing, and hope and provides viewers with inspiration to do the same.

Join the Cook Center for Human Connection in this session to learn about the engaging and interactive school-based curriculum that is available to support and expand on the animated web series. The films and the curriculum are available at no cost in order to be accessible to all who need it.


  • Anne Brown, President and CEO, Cook Center for Human Connection
  • Terry Thoren, President and CEO, Wonder Media
Professional Credit

Available for one-hour of PD credit. A certificate of completion will be available for download at the end of your session that you can submit for your school's or district's approval.

Share My Lesson is now a New York State Education Department-approved provider for Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements and an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved Professional Development provider.



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4 Reviews
Such an important subject.
Nice resources to use with students and families.
Kathryn Fairbanks
March 31, 2022
Excellent Resource and Webinar- Thank you so much!
I am a GASP teacher. I will use this to help my students!
March 28, 2022
March 25, 2022
Preventing Teen Suicide and promoting mental wellness through an
Very good webinar. I enjoyed it and was happy there are free resources for parents to look into!!!
March 24, 2022