Youth ministry group hosts “13 Reasons to Fly”
IOLA, Kan. — According to the Jason Foundation, suicide is the second leading cause of death for people ages 10 to 24.
Moved by those numbers, a youth ministry group in Iola, Kansas is taking a stand to help others.
Taking a spin off the Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why,” “13 Reasons to Fly SEK” tackles the stigma associated with mental illness.
Health professionals shared signs and symptoms of depression on Saturday, along with personal testimonies.
“Not only will your story help you, but your story will help so many other people. That’s why I do it because I know that other people will be impacted and changed by it and that’s bigger than any other fear that I can have,” expressed Isabelle Cole with “13 Reasons to Fly.”
The program will pick back up at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17 at Wesley United Methodist Church with a panel discussion about depression and suicide prevention.
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