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8th Annual Suicide Prevention Conference

September 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Stay Tomorrow Needs You

8th Annual
Suicide Prevention Conference
Wednesday, September 25th, 2024

Call for Proposals

This year’s conference will be held at the Ambassador Conference Center in Erie on Wednesday, 9/25/24.  The annual conference typically draws around 200 participants from all over Erie County and beyond and hosts breakout sessions focusing on the area of suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.

This year’s theme is: Forging Ahead with Hope: Innovation in Prevention

The conference planning committee requests that all proposals for breakout sessions meet one of the following conference goals:
1).  Building upon existing partnerships and expanding the reach of suicide prevention in our community.
2).  Integration of suicide prevention into conversations and training initiatives in work, school, and other community settings.
3).  Advancements in suicide prevention screening and assessment.
4).  Improvement of access to emergency mental health care including crisis and suicide intervention in all communities.
5).  Usage of research and data for improvement of outcomes relating to suicide prevention and intervention.
6).  Development and implementation of resilience and hope in suicide prevention and intervention.

Breakout sessions will be 75-90 minutes in duration and are training opportunities in which the presenter(s) lead participants through lecture, exercises and/or skill development in a given domain as the material relates to one of the above stated conference goals.
·        You may submit more than one proposal but each proposal must be a complete and separate submission.
·        The deadline for proposals is 8/1/2024.
·        Proposals will be reviewed for completeness and stated criteria, connection and relevance to the audience and conference goals, and qualifications of the presenter(s).
·        You will be notified on or before August 15th, 2024 whether your proposal has been accepted
Step 1: Complete the online proposal form that requests the following information here: https://lnkd.in/eEHx5NHH (https://lnkd.in/eEHx5NHH)


September 25
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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