N.E.W. Mental Health Connection

Connecting stakeholders and resources to improve the mental health of our community

A Women's Symposium: Taking Care of Our Men’s Mental Health

Date: 
Saturday, March 19, 2016 -
08:30 to 12:30

Sally Spencer-Thomas

Middle-aged men are at the highest risk of suicide. At this event, our keynote speaker, Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, and other presenters will provide a learning opportunity tailored to women designed to build awareness of the high risk of suicide to middle-aged men, eliminate the stigma of mental illness, and teach the signs of depression and anxiety. We will discuss QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), the evidence-based practice of suicide prevention, and provide tools to develop workplace plans.

  • Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton
    Room E130 and The Commons, entrance 10 (west parking lot)
  • 8:30 am-12:30 pm
    • Registration/check-in: 8:00 am
    • Resource/Information Booths: 8:30 am-9:30 am
    • Keynote Presentation: 9:45 am-11:45 am
    • Q & A until 12:30 pm
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Preregister at womenssymposium.eventbrite.com
    Preregistration preferred; walk-ins welcome

Download flyer here.

Presented by Prevent Suicide Fox Cities and the Zero Suicide Community Initiative

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