2011 GLS State and Tribal Suicide Prevention Conference

Event Type:  Annual Grantee Meeting
Date:  Monday, February 14, 2011 - 7:00am to Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 12:30pm (America/New_York)
Sponsor:  SAMHSA

AGENDA for 2011 GLS Suicide Prevention Grantee Meeting

Note: Some presentations are not included due to outdated content

Coalition Building in Rural and Native American Communities

Presenters:
Tony Abramson, STAY Project, Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Rich Conboy, STAY Project, Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Donelda Harper,STAY Project, Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Angeline Matson, STAY Project, Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Laura Porterfield, STAY Project, Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Barb Smutek, STAY Project, Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Sara Sorenson, STAY Project, Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Cultural Strengthening: The Core Component to Suicide Prevention

Presenters:
Pat Conway, Mayville State University
Antonette Halsey, Cankdeska Cikana Community College
Cynthia Lindquist, Cankdeska Cikana Community College

The First Year of the TextLife Crisis Support System in Nevada

Presenters: 
Misty Allen, State of Nevada, Office of Suicide Prevention
Laura Davidson, State of Nevada, Office of Suicide Prevention
Kathy Jacobs, State of Nevada, Office of Suicide Prevention

Support Our Troops: GLS Grantees Working with Service Members, Veterans, and Families

Presenters: 
Christina Benton, Virginia Department of Health
Kenneth Norton, NAMI New Hampshire   
Peggy Jones, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne

Engaging LGBT Youth in a Rural Community: Photovoice as a Participatory Method for Suicide Prevention

Presenters: 
Gloria Di Fulvio, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Kelly Heck, Live Out Loud Youth Project
Bear McHugh, Berkshire County Coalition for Suicide Prevention
Sara Shuff, Live Out Loud Youth Project

Suicide Prevention Through Improved Workplace Climate for LGBT Employees and Clients in the Arizona Behavioral Health System

Presenter(s): 
Aimee Sitzler, Southwest Interdisciplinary Research
Wendy Wolfersteig, Southwest Interdisciplinary Research

Adaptation of Evidence-Based Practices for a Tribal Community: Programs for Youth Who Have Attempted Suicide

Presenter(s): 
Allison Barlow, White Mountain Apache/Johns Hopkins University (JHU)
Mary Cwik, White Mountain Apache/JHU
Francene Larzelere-Hinton, White Mountain Apache/JHU
Angelita Lee, White Mountain Apache/JHU
Lauren Tingey, White Mountain Apache/JHU

How One Community Worked Together to Create and Disseminate a Local Suicide Postvention Guide

Presenter(s): 
Christina Benton, Virginia Department of Health
Amy Hart, Crisis Line of Central Virginia

It’s Time to Talk: A Family-Driven Suicide Prevention Initiative

Presenter(s): 
Renee Brown, University of South Florida; Virginia Holland, Mental Health America of Northeast Florida
Meredith Elzy,University of South Florida; Virginia Holland, Mental Health America of Northeast Florida
Kim Gryglewicz, University of South Florida; Virginia Holland, Mental Health America of Northeast Florida
Marc Karver, University of South Florida; Virginia Holland, Mental Health America of Northeast Florida
Krista Kutash, University of South Florida; Virginia Holland, Mental Health America of Northeast Florida
Debbie Ojeda, University of South Florida; Virginia Holland, Mental Health America of Northeast Florida

Suicide Prevention with LGBT Youth – Building Your Capacity for Effective Initiatives

Presenter(s): 
Julie Ebin, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Gayle Jaffe, Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Handouts 
PSA with Wanda Sykes

Populations:  American Indians and Alaska Natives
Settings:  American Indian/Alaska Native Settings
About Suicide:  Risk and Protective Factors
Planning and Implementing:  Culturally Based Practices, Cultural Competence, Partnerships and Coalitions, Stigma, Prejudice, and Discrimination