PRESENTING: NIMH Youth Suicide Prevention Workshop


Wed, 01/24/2018    
8:30 am-12:30 pm


National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD , 20892-9663

Event Type

NIMH workshop – Adolescent Suicide Prevention: Recognizing Teens at Risk & Responding Effectively

Suicide researcher Argyris Stringaris at NIMH is studying depression in youth and is planning a new protocol to include kids who are actively suicidal.

Videocast is here


Agenda of Speakers

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Natcher Conference Center, Balcony A

  • 8:30am-8:45am: Introduction by Maryland Pao, M.D.,Clinical Director NIMH
  • 8:45am–10:00am: David A. Brent, M.D., University of Pittsburgh, What Do I Do Now? A Clinician’s Guide to the Assessment and Management of Youth at Imminent Risk for Suicidal Behavior
  • 10:00am-10:15am: Break
  • 10:15am-11:00am: Lisa Horowitz, Ph.D., MPH, NIMH, Screening for Suicide Risk in the Medical Setting: Turning Research into Clinical Practice
  • 11:00am-11:45am: Elizabeth Ballard, Ph.D., NIMH, The Neurobiology of Suicide Protocol
  • 11:45pm-12:00pm: Anne Moss Rogers, Beacon Tree Foundation, Turning Pain into Purpose -Finding Hope After Losing My Son
  • 12:00pm-12:30pm: Panel discussion led by Stephen Gilman, ScD, All speakers will be part of the Q&A roundtable.
    Moderator: Argyris Stringaris, M.D., Ph.D.

Organizers: NIMH Argyris Stringaris, M.D., Ph.D.

Audience: Mostly clinicians, maybe a few parents and policy folks. Approximately 100+.


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AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

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