- Boys’ basketball holiday tournament tips off tonight
- Ribbon-cutting for Children’s Holiday Shoppe Nov. 26; shop is open Nov. 29-Dec. 21
- Rockford Rescue Mission invites community to Thanksgiving banquet Nov. 26
- Rockton’s new business district welcomes family owned Dr. Detail U.S. Cellular
- 2014 Illinois Emerging Writers Competition winners named
- Open house for new library executive director tonight
- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
Dec. 13 suicide prevention workshop to educate parents
From press release
Rockford parents are invited to attend a workshop about suicide prevention and the emotional well-being of children.
“Suicide Prevention: What to Look For, What to Do,” will be from 6 to 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 13, at Lincoln Middle School, 1500 Charles St.
The hour-long session will feature a 30-minute presentation that covers the emotional health of adolescents, warning signs of depression and an overview of suicide prevention. Guest speakers include Margot Castillo, a Barbour Elementary School social worker; Juan Yague-Buitrago, an educational diagnostician at Barbour; and mental health professionals from the Mildred Berry Center. The second 30 minutes of the session will be dedicated to an open discussion among attendees and panelists.
For more information, contact Castillo at (815) 966-3395 or (815) 229-2155.
From the Dec. 8-14, 2010 issue