FHSU site of suicide prevention summit

7/25/2013

HAYS — Fort Hays State University's department of psychology, in conjunction with the subcommittee of the governor's behavioral health services planning council, is sponsoring a summit on youth suicide prevention.

HAYS — Fort Hays State University's department of psychology, in conjunction with the subcommittee of the governor's behavioral health services planning council, is sponsoring a summit on youth suicide prevention.

The summit will be July 30 and 31 in FHSU's Memorial Union. Registration cost is $50 for both days or $30 for July 30 and $20 for July 31. The registration form is available at https://webapps.fhsu.edu/KYSPsummit/.

Bradley D. Burnett is the event's keynote speaker. Burnett, a Denver attorney, lost his oldest son to suicide five years ago. He began traveling throughout Kansas and Colorado and educating others in an effort to prevent further suicides.

Featured presenters include Liz McGinness, a founding member of the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition; Dr. Bill Geis, director of behavioral health research and assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City; Jarrod Hindman, director of the office of suicide prevention at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; and Elaine Johannes, associate professor and extension specialist in the School of Family Studies and Human Services at Kansas State University.

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