Parents University

Supporting Student Social and Emotional well-being!

Wednesday May 1st - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Crestwood Sec. Campus Auditorium

The Lou Ruspi Jr. Foundation @ Crestwood Secondary Campus

The Lou Ruspi Jr. Foundation is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to improve mental wellness and suicide prevention through interactive educational programming to school districts and the community.


The LRJ Foundation’s interactive “Wellness Matters” presentation provides

psycho-education on mental health and wellness, common mental illnesses,

and coping mechanisms to improve mental health.

What is this presentation all about?

Mental Health 101: First ... learn

Educate parents on:

  • Mental wellness
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Emotional expression
  • Bullying
  • Suicidal Ideation

Mental Health 101 : Second ... Act

Teach parents how to:

  • Watch for warning signs and risk factors
  • Start conversations on mental health
  • Support their child’s wellness
  • Use positive coping mechanisms
  • Teach and model appropriate emotional expression
  • Know when to seek professional help and leave with some resources to get the help you are looking for!

By the end, parents will be better able to understand and support their child’s emotional well-being. All of LRJ’s presenters are mental health professionals who are equipped to help parents and children!

All parents and community members are welcome to attend - Questions? Contact info below.