EntertainmentKansas City Live

Actions

Festival promotes mental health awareness, suicide prevention

Posted: 1:10 PM, Aug 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-06 14:10:08-04
you matter fest

KANSAS CITY, MO — Inspired by Logic’s song on suicide prevention, and his own experience with anxiety and depression, local teenager Will Gurley knew he had to help the youth in our community. That’s why he created the free You Matter Festival to raise awareness and spark conversation about mental health issues and suicide prevention. He joins us to discuss this Saturday’s event and to give us a sneak peek musical performance.

SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCES

  • Crisis Text Line
  • Text "TALK" to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor from for free 24/7.

Meet the Team

“Do you have a segment idea or a question for the Kansas City Live team? Contact us and let us know!” If you need immediate assistance contact executive producer Stephanie Summers.

KCL Facebook Posts