On June 13, the Speaker's Task Force on Suicide Prevention held an informational hearing in Ripon, Wisconsin which featured a screening of "Kids in Crisis: You're Not Alone," a documentary about youth mental health, and a panel conversation about the documentary. During the panel conversation, Alex Hart-Upendo, a youth featured in the documentary, shared his experience about the lack of support in school for him. Hart-Upendo was bullied for his autism at school and was suicidal at a young age. "Something that I really think could help with kids in schools is DBT...it teaches kids about coping skills and how they can deal with their emotions...it could also help teachers deal with their [students] depending on how the [students] are acting." Dialectical behavior therapy helps to treat borderline personality disorder as well as treatment for other types of mental health disorders.

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