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WEBCAST - JUNE 27, 2013

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8:30am                     Registration


9:00am                     Welcome

                                    CDR  Jeffrey Coady, PsyD

Regional Administrator- Region V

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Jackie Garner

Acting Regional Director, Consortium Administrator, Medicaid and Children’s Health Operations - Region V

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director


                                    Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Michelle Hoersch, MS

Regional Women’s Health Coordinator- Region V

Office on Women’s Health

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Dan Reidenberg, PsyD, FAPA

Executive Director

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education


9:15am                     Overview of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

                                    Jerry Reed, PhD, MSW

Executive Director

Suicide Prevention Resource Center


9:35am                     National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: What It Means for You

Richard McKeon, PhD, MPH

Suicide Prevention Branch Chief



9:50am                     Suicide Prevention: A Survivor's Perspective

                                    Pat Risser

Consumer Advocate


       10:05am                   Promising Practices for High Risk Groups Panel


Partners in Care

Chaplain (Captain) Oluwatoyin Olabisi Hines

Illinois Army National Guard


Suicide Prevention Strategies for American Indian/Alaska Native Youth:  Understanding the Importance of Culture

Teresa LaFromboise, PhD

Professor of Native American Studies and Developmental and

Psychological Sciences

Stanford University


Helping LGBTQ Youth Find a “Happily Ever After”

Abbe Land

Executive Director

Trevor Project


10:55am                   Call to Action

CDR  Jeffrey Coady, PsyD

Regional Administrator- Region V




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