Maryland's 21st Annual Suicide Prevention Conference

Baltimore, MD
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Maryland's 21st Annual Suicide Prevention Conference
Wednesday, October 07, 2009 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Martin's West
6817 Dogwood Road
Baltimore, MD 21244

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Pre-Registration is now closed.
Registration the morning of the conference will be available but only checks will be accepted. Checks should be made out to "MHA - Suicide Conference"

Inner Strength
During Challenging Times
Conference Cost: $90.00 includes continental breakfast, keynote, your choice of 16 workshops, lunch, and snacks.
5.5 CEUS are available - please check this option on your registration form!
Keynote Speaker:  Alison Malmon is founder and Executive Director of Active Minds, Inc., a student-run mental health organization on the college and high school campus. She started the program in 2001, while a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, following the suicide of her older brother, Brian, one year earlier. Wanting to combat the stigma that caused her brother to suffer in silence and ultimately take his own life, she created a group on her campus that promoted an open, enlightened dialogue around the issues. Just two years later, Ms. Malmon formed the organization to develop and support chapters of the student group on campuses around the country. She currently serves as President and Executive Director of the non-profit organization, creating a unified national voice for young adults, in the mental health awareness movement.

Your choice of 16 workshops that you choose the day of the conference.

Atypical Suicide and Violence Sean Joe PhD
Crisis and Stress Management Jeffrey M. Lating,
Turn Downsizing Into Opportunity Thee Hickman

Compassionate Responses panel    Dr. North, Eugene Fields, and Detective Sharon Talley

Veterans Initiative Update panel Anna Agnew, Arianna Day, Nikole Jones, Dr. Richard McKeon
 Lunch (provided)
Old Mill Steel Band

(You must have a luncheon ticket to receive service -given at registration)
Fighting Depression During A Recession panel Edgar Wiggins, Brian Yost, Jon Lemich

Suicide Cluster Containment Dr.Alex Crosby

DBT with Suicidal Adolescents Pat Harvey

Update on Youth Suicide panel Dr. Mary Cwik, Richard Scott, Cyntrice Bellamy-Mills

Facilitating Effective Support Groups Wendy Resnick, R.N., M.S., C.S.

Practical Methods To Relieve Stress: Mindfulness, Healing, and Acupuncture Suzan Swanton and Cara Michele Nether

During Times Of Stress: Domestic Violence Bonita Linkins and John Miller

Through Difficult Times: Managing Finances John Bacci

Sexual Identity and Transgender Issues Dale Guy Madison and Monica Stevens

What You Need To Know About Housing and Did Not Know Who To Ask Leslie Leitch

Survivors SPEAK Out panel Lisa Hurka-Covington


Refunds are no longer available.


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Payment Instructions

  • Registration closes on Sept. 30, 2009
    No refunds are available after Sept. 15, 2009
    All refunds prior to Sept. 15, 2009 will be minus a handling surcharge of $3.50
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