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Research to Practice: Suicide Prevention for LGBT Communities


Research to Practice: Suicide Prevention for LGBT Communities

at Emory University School of Medicine

The Conference on LGBTQ Suicide Risk and Prevention is a full-day conference sponsored by the Georgia AFSP Chapter. The goal is to raise awareness about LGBTQ suicide risk, bring research findings to the attention of professionals and the public, and explore strategies for LGBTQ suicide prevention in local communities. The agenda includes plenary and breakout sessions that feature national experts on LGBTQ mental health and suicide risk and will be focused on making mental health, suicide prevention, and education an LGBTQ community priority. 
Conference Goals
• Disseminate accurate information about suicide and related mental health risks for LGBTQ adolescents and adults
• Foster relationships between LGBTQ services, suicide prevention professionals and mainstream mental health providers and schools to increase cross-training and understanding of specific suicide risks, protective factors and support needs for LGBTQ adolescents and adults
• Increase community capacity to provide effective LGBTQ suicide prevention services

DATE: Saturday, March 12, 2016
TIME: 9:00am - 5:00pm
LOCATION: Emory University School of Medicine, 1648 Pierce Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED: $75 ($35 for students)

For more information and to register now, click HERE

Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 9:00am