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A Regional In-Person Seminar and Simulcast Webcast

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Region II
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office on Women’s Health (OWH)

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
9:00 AM – 12:00 noon EST

Jacob Javits Federal Building
26 Federal Plaza (Broadway between Duane and Worth Streets)
6th Floor Conference Center, Rooms A & B
New York, NY 10278



In anticipation of World Suicide Prevention Day, this In-person Seminar and Simulcast Webcast will provide presentations on the latest release of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, community best and promising practices in suicide prevention, and specialized training in Q, P, R - Question, Persuade, and Refer--an evidence-based tool for gatekeepers on the warning signs of suicide.

9:00-9:05    Welcome:
Mr. Dennis O. Romero, M.A., SAMHSA Regional Administrator, HHS Region II
9:05-9:15 Goal of World Suicide Prevention Day Seminar and Webinar: Ms. Sandra Bennett-Pagan, LCSW, Regional Women’s Health Coordinator, HHS Region II OASH Office on Women’s Health
9:15-9:35 Overview of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, 2012 Report of the US Surgeon General and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention: Mr. Dennis Romero, MA, Regional Administrator, HHS SAMHSA Region II
9:35-10:20 State and Community Best and Promising Practices
  • Ms. Miriam Steinberg, Latino Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Comunilife
  • Ms. Ketsia Delarosa-Torres, Regional Training Coordinator for Youth Suicide Prevention, The New York Foundling
  • Mr. Al Glebocki, Regional Manager, New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Tina Atherall, Executive Vice President, Hope For The Warriors®
10:20-10:25 Questions and Answers
10:25-11:45 Training on Q P R - Question, Persuade, and Refer, An Evidence-Based Tool on the warning signs of suicide
  • Ms. Silvia Giliotti, Downstate Suicide Prevention Coordinator, NYS Office of Mental Health
11:45-11:55 Questions and Answers
11:55-12:00 Closing Remarks – Mr. Dennis Romero and Ms. Sandra Bennett-Pagan

SAMHSA New York Suicide Webcast Report (PDF)


Presentations: (PowerPoint)

Target Audience:
Participants, representing federal, state, and local government agencies, community-based and faith-based organizations, and stakeholders, who address suicide prevention for youth, adults, uniformed officers, veterans and other populations at-risk, are invited to attend, with particular emphasis on those from the HHS Region II jurisdictions of New York and New Jersey.


  • This In-Person Seminar and Webcast are provided free of charge. There is no registration fee.
  • There is a separate Registration Form for each venue.
  • Due to space limitations, kindly select only the In-Person Seminar or the Webcast in order to maximize attendance. Please do not select both.
  • To register, please visit:
    Meeting Registration   |   Webcast Registration    (Note: Please do not register for both)
  • You will receive a confirmation that you are registered for either the In-Person Seminar or Webinar.

To Attend the In-Person Seminar , please follow the instructions below:

Travel Directions by Mass-Transit:

  • Brooklyn Bridge/ City Hall: 4,5,6 Trains
  • Chambers Street: J,Z Trains
  • Chambers Street: A,C Trains

Entrance to Jacob Javits Federal Building, 26 Federal Plaza, NY, NY:

  • Enter Federal Building at the Visitor’s Entrance on Broadway between Duane and Worth Streets Inform the security guard as to where you are going.
  • Have government issued photo ID and a copy of this program announcement available to show security.
  • Be prepared to go through the security check process.
  • Take any elevator bank to the 6th Floor – Conference Center.

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