Johnson County Mental Health Convening

Johnson County Mental Health Convening

(JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS) August 1, 2018 – Six Johnson County school districts are joining forces to address the growing number of teen deaths by suicide. The convening comes after district superintendents shared similar heartbreaking tragedies. As a unified group of school leaders, the superintendents decided it was time to have real conversations about real change.

“These deaths weigh heavy on our hearts,” said Blue Valley Superintendent Todd White. “It is unacceptable for our children to think that the very best way to improve their life is to end it.”

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