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Community Suicide Prevention & Awareness Weekend

Suicide Prevention Event 

Friday, October 19

2:30pm-3:30pm

QPR Training: Question. Persuade. Refer.

QPR training is an hour long educational program designed to teach individuals the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to respond. Training will take place at the OSU Center for Health Sciences Campus in partnership with the Mental Health Association Oklahoma.

4:00pm-5:30pm

Engaging Minds, Engaging the Community:
Suicide Prevention Awareness Panel Discussion

Learn from our panel of experts as they discuss suicide in at risk populations including teens, seniors and active/retired military. Panel discussion will take place at the OSU Center for Health Sciences Campus. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Jason Beaman, D.O., M.S., M.P.H., FAPA, Assistant Clinical Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at OSU Center for Health Sciences
  • Sara Coffey, D.O., Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at OSU Center for Health Sciences.
  • Robin Hudson LeBlanc, LPC, LADC, President, Oklahoma Chapter - American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Clinician at Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Services
  • Daphne Hillhouse, LCSW, Suicide Prevention Coordinator at Eastern Oklahoma VA Healthcare System
  • Amanda Bradley, MS, LPC, Senior Program Director for Community Outreach Psychiatric Emergency Services (COPES)

Community Resource Vendor Fair

In conjunction with the panel discussion, there will be a vendor fair showcasing the mental health resources available in the community.

  • Family and Children Services Community Outreach Psychiatric Emergency Services (COPES)
  • Counseling and Recovery Services of Oklahoma
  • CREOKS Behavioral Health Services
  • Mental Health Association of Oklahoma
  • OSU Center for Health Sciences Project ECHO
  • OSU Behavioral Medicine Clinic

 

Saturday, October 20

10:00am-12:00pm

Out of the Darkness Walk

Join the OSU Medicine team to bring awareness to suicide prevention and awareness. First 200 participants to register will receive for a FREE one-of-a-kind OSU Medicine long sleeve t-shirt. GO POKES!!! Walk will begin at Kendall-Whittier Park. Organized by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

 Join the OSU Medicine Team

To register for all events, please complete the form below