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Suicide Prevention: The Whole Picture, 11th Annual Conference

Hamilton, Ontario
October 25, 2011

Carmen's Banquet and Convention Centre, 1520 Stonechurch Road East

Objectives

  1. Describe the 4 levels of suicide prevention: primary and secondary prevention, intervention and postvention
  2. Be aware of local strategies, programs and resources used to target each level of suicide prevention
  3. Identify opportunities to personally contribute to suicide prevention activities in our community

Keynotes

  • Lt.-Col. Stéphane Grenier will discuss an innovative strategy undertaken by the Canadian Forces to address stigma and mental health in the workplace.
  • In March 2010 Jack Windeler, a first-year student at Queen’s University, died of suicide. Jack’s parents have kick-started the Jack Windeler Memorial Fund and partnered with Kids Help Phone and the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
  • Scott Chisholm will speak about how the loss of his father to suicide inspired the Collateral Damage Project.  Scott will speak to the importance of creating a dialogue around suicide and mental health in order to lessen the stigma, and create opportunities for advocacy and suicide prevention training.

Fees

  • $125.00 General
  • $100.00 Early Bird until September 30, 2011
  • $50.00 Student (full-time, post-secondary)

Register on line at http://www.karelo.com.  For more information contact: conference@spcch.org  or go to http://www.spcch.org.