PLEASE RSVP by April 29th to 313.308.1416
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Northeast Guidance Center and CNS Healthcare will co-host the annual community Anti-Stigma Forum on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at The Salvation Army, 3000 Conner Avenue, Detroit. This year’s topic for discussion is SUICIDE PREVENTION: A Paradigm Shift in Mental Health. Other speakers will discuss the impact of the suicide epidemic and the importance of education and awareness.
SUICIDE PREVENTION WORKSHOP* – 2-4 pm at NEGC’s The Wellness Academy
Light refreshments beginning at 4:30 pm at The Salvation Army
ANTI-STIGMA FORUM – 5-6:30 pm at The Salvation Army
3.0 CEUs offered for master-level clinicians classified as a QMHP, CMHP or Social Worker who attend both the workshop & forum
Sean Campbell has devoted much of his personal and professional energies to the field of substance abuse and mental health. Growing up in a household with a loving father who struggled with alcoholism and bipolar disorder, Sean became moved to discover, understand and share what is possible by promoting positive mental health and holistic wellness. Sean has been involved in mentoring initiatives to support youth coping with mental health challenges, substance abuse issues and involvement in the criminal justice system. His efforts earned him the national Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Voice Award for Young Adult Leadership in 2014. From 2016 to 2018, Sean worked in New Jersey state government for the NJ Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse overseeing the statewide administration of the State’s Municipal Alliance program. Currently, Sean is in his final year as a J.D. candidate at Rutgers Law School.
*AFTERNOON WORKSHOP (2-4 pm) held at NEGC’s The Wellness Academy, 2900 Conner Avenue, Building A, Detroit – please RSVP
30-MINUTE SESSIONS (you may attend two of the four)
#1: Loss Survivor Support (facilitated by Kevin’s Song)
#2: A Child’s Grief
#3: Attempt Survivor Support (facilitated by Amanda Stein, MSW)
#4: Supporting Someone Who Feels Suicidal (facilitated by Sean Campbell)
The Anti-Stigma Forum is held during Mental Health Awareness Month and focuses on issues of mental health and the associated stigma. Audiences invited to attend the FREE event include parents, grandparents, educators, social workers, high school students, youth groups, church members, pastors, law enforcement, first responders and others who need to learn why the epidemic is spreading so rapidly in SE Michigan. The doors will open at 4 pm with light refreshments.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority-Detroit Alumnae Chapter
Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority
The Drifters Incorporated-Detroit Chapter
Great Lakes (MI)Chapter The Links Incorporated
Michigan 14th Congressional Democratic District
The Salvation Army Conner Creek
Vision Fair Foundation & Tau Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
RSVP by April 29, 2019
National Suicide Prevention Week 2019 begins on Sunday, September 8 and ends Saturday, September 14.
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE: 1-800-273-TALK or text TALK to 741741 www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
There is hope and understanding. Change the way the world sees mental health. NAMI.org
2017 Anti-Stigma Forum Photos