CSC Social Work Class hosting conference about suicide awareness and prevention

Chadron State College's Social Work 435 Class will host its annual conference Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the CSC Student Center Ballroom. The theme of the conference is "Suicide: Starting the Conversation." Registration is not required for the free conference and lunch will be provided. To learn more, contact Maaryn Davis at

The purpose of the conference is to create awareness and help educate members of the region about challenges related to depression and suicide, according to Jessy Bale, a student in the class. A number of speakers are scheduled for the conference, as well as a documentary film and a panel discussion.

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