Suicide Awareness Speaker to Address IWU Students
March 22, 2005
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Suicide prevention and awareness advocate Sharneice Snyder will
discuss “The Jason Foundation Keeping More Than Dreams Alive: The Awareness of Youth
Suicide” on Tuesday, April 5, at 12:15 p.m. in the Student Senate meeting room, upper
level of the Hansen Student Center, (300 Beecher St., Bloomington).
The event, hosted by the Titans Pro-Life Club, is free and open to the public.
Since September of 2002, Snyder has been the coordinator of the Jason Foundation Youth
Suicide Prevention Program, a nationally recognized leader in youth suicide prevention
education. She is also the director of community education/staff development at Streamwood
Behavioral Health Systems. Snyder is a member of the Illinois Injury Prevention Committee
for Suicide Prevention and serves as a board member for a youth program called “My
Snyder received her B.A. in organizational management from Concordia University and
an M.A. in psychology with a concentration in processional counseling. She is currently
working on a Ph.D. in philosophy of education.
For additional information, contact president and founder of the Titans Pro-Life Club,
Stephanie Jaeckel, class of 2006, at (309)556-2926.
Contact: Taylar Kuzniar (309) 556-3181