October 25, 2011
Carmen's Banquet and Convention Centre, 1520 Stonechurch Road East
- Describe the 4 levels of suicide prevention: primary and secondary prevention, intervention and postvention
- Be aware of local strategies, programs and resources used to target each level of suicide prevention
- Identify opportunities to personally contribute to suicide prevention activities in our community
- 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.
- $125.00 General
- $100.00 Early Bird until September 30, 2011
- $50.00 Student (full-time, post-secondary)