The Silent Struggle---A Conversation on Mental Health, Depression and Suicide with Sue Klebold and Dr. Dan Radecki
Date: March 26, 2019
Time: 6:45pm - 9:30pm
Location: Huntington Beach Central Library Theater - 7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
There will be coffee and sweets. No Dinner will be served.
In the United States, it is estimated that one in five people experience mental illness each year. That amounts to over 48 million people suffering, often in silence.
Join us for a very special EO event, where we explore the dangers and issues surrounding mental health in our society. It is a condition that can affect our family members, our employees, and even ourselves. Learn what you can do to help, and to reduce the risks of it damaging lives.
Our evening event will feature two important, insightful guest speakers:
Sue Klebold, author of the New York Times bestseller, A Mothers's Reckoning. Sue describes the guilt, despair, shame that was part of being a parent of one of the Columbine shooters. She explores the reality of mental illness and how it affects those closest to us.
On April 20, 1999 Erick Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course of minutes, they would kill twelve students and a teacher and wound twenty-four others before taking their own lives.
For the last sixteen years, Sue Klebold, Dylan's mother, has lived with the indescribable grief and shame of that day. How could her child, the promising young man she had loved and raised, be responsible for such horror? And how, as his mother, had she not known something was wrong? Were there subtle signs she had missed? What, if anything, could she have done differently?
Please take a look at her TED Talk:
Dan Radecki is the Chief Scientific Officer at the Academy of Brain-based Leadership, which offers a scientifically validated, brain-based approach for future-oriented leaders and organizations interested in optimizing their performance, relationships and health.
This event is open to all EO members, as well as guest families, friends, and colleagues. Teenagers are also welcome at their parents discretion.
We encourage you to join us for this important discussion.
Open to Members plus guests, Accelerators, KEP members and Sponsors.