Florida Migrant Advisory Council Meeting
The fourth meeting of the Florida Migrant Parent Advisory Council (FMPAC) for the 2015-2016 school year took place at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Florida on April 8 & 9, 2016. Elizabeth Ochoa welcomed members and called the meeting to order. Ten members attended. The agenda and minutes from the previous meeting were approved.
Mental Health/Suicide Prevention for Teens. Presenter: Dr. Ana Oliver, FSU College of Medicine. Dr. Oliver shared the factors and strategies on prevention. She also talked about the 5 signs of depression, which are: (1) sadness, hopelessness, (2) low grades, (3) loss of pleasure sense, (4) over sleep or lack of sleep, and (5) change in appetite.