Central High School students are bringing awareness to suicide and mental health

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CHEYENNE, Wyo - Morrie Wagner who is a Central High School student, she and her DECA teammates have taken on the issue of bringing awareness to mental health and suicide. DECA is a school program that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

DECA at Central decided to set up a presentation to bring awareness to Central high school that mental health and suicide are huge issues the community faces.

Morrie Wagner a DECA student says "Central needs to implement suicide awareness in school." DECA students have set up a panel of mental health professionals from Cheyenne, police and military to talk about the impacts they see with mental health and suicide.

DECA has also invited Grace for 2 Brothers to talk about options and resources for those who have the though of suicide or feel like they might have a mental health issue.

The group is hoping those who come to the presentation take away how big of an issue suicide is and that these topics need to be discussed more.

The presentation is January 10 at 6:00 pm in the Central High school Auditorium.

Then, Grace for 2 Brother is having a fundraiser on Friday, January 12 called laughoholics, two comedians will be performing at the Radisson in Cheyenne, tickets for just the comedy show are $20 or $50 for a five course meal and the show. All the proceeds go to Grace for 2 Brothers.

For more information check out the interview from the morning show
and if you do have thoughts of suicide you can always call the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255