Mental Wellness Wednesday with UnitedHealthcare: Suicide Prevention

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Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Mental Wellness Wednesday with UnitedHealthcare: Suicide Prevention
Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death in ages 10-14 and 25-34.

With May being Mental Wellness Awareness Month, every Wednesday ABC11 will be featuring a mental health topic along with UnitedHealthcare experts. Kim Heizer joins us to talk about suicide, signs to be aware of, and how to get help.

The U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741.

Provider Bio

Kim Heizer, LCSW, SAP, Director of Client Mgmt. Optum Health

Kim has worked in the behavioral health, psychiatric, and addiction field for 30 years. I have held multiple roles with Optum Health and had a private practice in Behavioral health for 8 years. Past work experience includes Inpatient and Outpatient Clinical/Operational positions in Mental health, Addictions, ICU, Med/Surg, ER, business development, sales & marketing, H.R. & IT as well as the operational side of 5 startup programs, aviation, and new product pharmaceutical launch.

"UnitedHealthcare, committed to helping people live healthier lives."