8th Annual Suicide Prevention Symposium

8th Annual Suicide Prevention Symposium

  • Suicide Prevention Symposium
    September 15, 2017
    11:00 am - 4:15 pm

8th Annual Suicide Prevention Symposium

September 15, 2017


11:00 AM — Registration &Lunch
11:30-1:00PM — Youth Online and at Risk
1:00-1:15PM  — There is Hope Suicide APP
1:45-3:00 PM — Suicide Contagion
3:15-4:00 PM — Survivors of Suicide Loss: A Panel Discussion
4:00-4:15 PM — Closing remarks/CEUs

Conference Objectives:
  • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for young people. Youth spend much of their lives online and social media can exacerbate issues with a child at risk but can also be used as a safety net. The impact uses of social media will be discussed in content of suicide for people aged 24 and under.
  • Learn about new tools to help prevent suicide.
  • Gain knowledge into what it is like to be a survivor of suicide through their experiences following the loss of a loved one.
  • Increase awareness of suicide as a public health issue by gaining new knowledge in the field of suicide prevention.
  • Networking opportunities with mental health practitioners in attendance.
  • Audience participation & questions encouraged.

Cost: $30 which includes 3.5 Category 1 CEUs for Social Workers & light lunch
Location: Miller Branch Library | 9421 Frederick Rd | Ellicott City, MD 21042

Registration Required

Additional information contact Amanda 443-538-9909 Amanda@grassrootscrisis.org