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A Blueprint to Promote Youth Suicide Prevention

RS IYI Tami Sliverman
Indiana Youth Institute
Indiana Youth Institute President and CEO Tami Silverman

Indiana Youth Institute President and CEO Tami Silverman speaks with Lakeshore Public Radio's Dee Dotson about the importance of uniting to promote youth suicide prevention.

Lifelines and textlines:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7: 988
Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio 24/7: 988
Suicide Prevention Crisis Textline 24/7: Text HOME to 741741
The Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth 24/7: (866) 488-7386
Trevor Textline 24/7: Text START to 678678
Trans Lifeline 24/7: (877) 565-8860
National Parent Helpline: (855) 4 A PARENT ((855) 427-2736)

As co-host and producer of Regionally Speaking, Dee is responsible for connecting with northwest Indiana community newsmakers to share their stories with the Lakeshore Public Radio listening audience. She believes in the power of storytelling to engage, teach and change lives. Prior to working at Lakeshore Public Radio, Dee enjoyed giving of her time, talent and resources to various community organizations. Dee believes in servant leadership and her favorite quote is Leadership is service not position by Tim Fargo.