Nationally-Recognized Suicide Survivor to Speak in Farmington Jan. 27

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(SAFE Press Release, Jan.25, 2015)

Farmington SAFE (Suicide Awareness for Everyone) to Host Speaker/ Suicide Attempt Survivor Jordan Burnham on Jan. 27

On Tuesday, January 27 from 7 to 9 p.m., Farmington SAFE (Suicide Awareness for Everyone) will host speaker and suicide attempt survivor Jordan Burnham in a special event sponsored by the Graham E. Smith Memorial Fund to be held at the Costick Center, located at 28600 Eleven Mile Road.

Jordan Burnham has become an outspoken national advocate for ending the stigma about mental Candlewickshop_May2014health issues and bringing the topic of suicide risks out into the open. Mr. Burnham will speak about his own recovery from depression, and discuss suicide triggers, as well as mental health issues that impact today’s teens. He is a strong supporter of desperately needed dialogue and open conversations about mental health.

Jordan Burnham, who was profiled in People magazine, travels the country to share his experiences at colleges, high schools, and middle schools. He will speak to students at Harrison seed5977Cyndi Rhuland PeltonenHigh School prior to his appearance at the Costick Center.

Students, parents, educators, and mental health professionals from all over metro Detroit are urged to attend this important event on January 27. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments and visits to resource tables staffed by representatives from Common Ground, Botsford Hospital, Maplegrove Center, and other mental health support organizations.

Learn more about Farmington SAFE at http://farmingtonsafe.com/.

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