Student Death - Glen Ellyn (IL)

Start Date: 04/09/2019


Freshman male student death by suicide. A community response organized by a parent invited HOPE to participate. Gathered at the community Lake Ellyn Boathouse along with support personnel from the National Institute of Mental Health, National Alliance of Mental Illness, DuPage County Behavioral Health Services and the Illinois Department of Human Services. Students, parents, local youth leaders, high school faculty and staff attended. Besides providing vital comfort, support, encouragement and well being we made many good contacts among the professional support personnel there.

Agency: Community Led Crisis Response

Becky Jankowski & Lizzie, Cathy Barnes & Anela, Julie Bereckis & Deke