Suicide Doesn't Discriminate: Suicide Prevention in Minorities

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Target Audience

Social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators, school personnel, mental health professionals, clinicians, health and human service practitioners, and other health care who are interested

Description

Almost half of all Americans will develop some form of mental illness during their lifetime. Yet studies show that minorities are more likely to go untreated. This could be the result of the stigma often attached to mental illness by people of color, or the notion that minorities don’t die by suicide. At any rate, the end result is, an increase in suicide rates among communities of color, and marginalized groups such as the LGBTQ community. It’s important that we understand that suicide can be a concern for any individual, regardless of race or ethnicity. In short, suicide doesn’t discriminate.

Objectives

  • Reduce stigma around suicide
  • Raise awareness about the prevalence of suicide
  • Empower medical professionals to talk about suicide
  • Recognize the signs of suicide

Contact

Sophia Moore-Dennis, 704-512-6537

Sessions

Nov 13, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Victor R Armstrong, Sr., MSW,Dr. Nicole R French, Psy.D., Brisa Hernandez, BUS, Tommy Riemman, Rich Robles, Karen A Thomas, BS,Dr. Rodney Villanueva, MD
Date(s)
Nov 13, 2018
Time
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Check-In Time
9:00 AM
Credit
0.50 - CEU
5.00 - Contact Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 13, 2018
Time
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Fees
$125.00
Pre-registration (before Nov 6) - Breakfast and lunch included
Credits
0.50
CEU
5.00
Contact Hours