Dekalb Suicide Awareness Prevention
Jun 04, 2019 12:00 PM
ANGIE HATHAWAY - guest speaker
Dekalb Suicide Awareness Prevention
Angie is a 2015 nursing school graduate. She holds the following training certifications: QPR Prevention Gatekeeper, QPR Prevention Instructor, and Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification. Angie also facilitates a monthly suicide attempt and bereavement support group in Dekalb County.  She coordinates with Indiana State Suicide Coalitions and attends their monthly meetings.
 
Ryan Hathaway, age 18, died by suicide January 16, 2016.  Angie has chosen to keep her son's legacy alive through her work and dedication in educating and breaking the stigma surrounding suicide. For every 1 life lost by suicide at least 150 people are affected.  Her goal is to surround family and friends with the means to cope and thrive while advocating for public awareness campaigns and educational programs.