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2019 Regional Suicide Prevention Conferences July 23-25

The 2019 Regional Missouri Suicide Prevention Conferences, “Finding Help and Hope in the Intersections of Despair” will be held throughout Missouri July 23-25.

The Missouri Department of Mental Health, in partnership with the Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare and Community Counseling Center, invites you to attend one or more of our 2019 Regional Suicide Prevention Conferences. The conferences are located in three regions of the state on July 23-25, 2019. The conferences will be one day full of breakouts sessions with great topics and training's, including an adolescent track (ages 12 to 17) and keynote speakers:

Richard McKeon, Ph.D., M.P.H., Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, International mental health and suicide prevention impact entrepreneur and

Josh Rivedal, Author, global speaker, actor, and arts entrepreneur

CEUs will be provided by the Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare. A fee of $25 will be charged at the time of registration for those needing CEUs. Registrants not needing CEUs may attend free of charge.

Locally, the July 23 session is from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Marriott Downtown Kansas City, 200 W 12th St., Kansas City, MO 64105. Hotel Info: To make hotel reservations, please click here. Check-in: July 22, 2019 Check-out: July 23, 2019 Rate: $169.00 Cut-off Date: July 1, 2019 at 5:00 pm.

The Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare will award up to 7.2 contact hours each day for your participation. If you have any questions regarding continuing education, please contact Emily Conde, Professional Education Manager, email:

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