Mental Health Advocacy training features address by suicide experts

Paul and Darcy Granello, suicide prevention researchers who are on the Counseling Education faculty at Ohio State University.

Paul and Darcy Granello, suicide prevention researchers who are on the Counseling Education faculty at Ohio State University.

Youngstown State University Student Government Association hosts Mental Health Advocacy and Training Day 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, in the Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center.

The event features a keynote address by Paul and Darcy Granello, suicide prevention researchers who are on the Counseling Education faculty at Ohio State University. The Granellos speak at 1 p.m.

The training is designed for YSU students, faculty and staff and features presentations on mental health, stigma and violence, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, sexual violence, eating disorders and suicide prevention

Darcy Granello is an Ohio Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, has published more than 60 articles in peer-reviewed national journals, has made more than 200 international, national and state presentations, has secured more than $750,000 in grants and has authored three books.

Paul F. Granello is an Ohio Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a founding partner with the Ohio Department of Mental Health in establishing the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation. He is the recipient of $2.3 million in federal funds for suicide prevention, has presented and trained on suicide over 200 workshops nationally and internationally and has authored three books.

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