Suicide Warning Signs

According to the CDC, suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in young people, ages 15 – 24. These stats are alarming, and it is very important to stay informed as parents and a community. As the world brings awareness to this topic on October 10th for #WorldMentalHealthDay, Florida Christian School has partnered with Wellspring Counseling to bring important education on this matter.

In this video, we inform parents with statistics, warning signs, and most importantly with the hope that suicide can be preventable.


Monica Mesa
Guidance Counselor at Florida Christian School
Phone: 305-226-8152 ext. 251
Email: mmesa@floridachristian.org

Florida State Certified Guidance and Counseling Grades PK-12
Education: Master of Science Psychological Studies from Nova Southeastern University


Lindsey Steffan
Licensed Mental Health Counselor at Wellspring Counseling
Phone: 786-573-7010
Email Address: lindsey@wellspringmiami.org

Licenses/Certifications: Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Qualified Supervisor (FL), EMDR therapy, member of Focus on the Family’s Christian Counselors Network, member of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
Area(s) of expertise: Complex trauma and abuse, PTSD/dissociation, survivors of sexual exploitation/human trafficking, anxiety, depression, self-harm behaviors, addictions, eating disorders
Education: MA in Professional Counseling from Richmont Graduate University, Specialization in Trauma Counseling
Currently: Accepting new clients (kids/teens/adults), co-host for radio show/podcast “Wellspring on the Air”


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