2021 Keynote

Protective Factors in Suicide Prevention- Why It’s Important to Understand the Good Stuff

Presented by: David Rettew, MD This presentation will take a positive psychiatry perspective on suicide prevention and describe how qualities such as connectedness, optimism, and self-efficacy can help reduce suicidality. Presentation Summary: A great deal of suicide prevention work is appropriately focused on identifying and addressing risk factors such as depression and trauma. While these efforts are …

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Moving Forward Together, Connectivity is The Key

Presented by: Victor Armstrong, MSW Lessons learned from the COVID-19: The role of clinicians, policy makers, providers, advocates, and lived mental  experience in moving us forward. Connection and intersectionality are the keys Presentation Summary: The coronavirus pandemic, in conjunction with the civil unrest experienced throughout 2020, left an indelible impression on our country. This has impacted …

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