Atlanta LGBTQ Research to Practice Conference
Mar. 12, 2016
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1648 Pierce Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
The Conference on LGBTQ Suicide Risk and Prevention is a full-day conference sponsored by the Georgia AFSP Chapter. The goal is to raise awareness about LGBTQ suicide risk, bring research findings to the attention of professionals and the public, and explore strategies for LGBTQ suicide prevention in local communities. The agenda includes plenary and breakout sessions that feature national experts on LGBTQ mental health and suicide risk and will be focused on making mental health, suicide prevention, and education an LGBTQ community priority.
- Disseminate accurate information about suicide and related mental health risks for LGBTQ adolescents and adults
- Foster relationships between LGBTQ services, suicide prevention professionals and mainstream mental health providers and schools to increase cross-training and understanding of specific suicide risks, protective factors and support needs for LGBTQ adolescents and adults
- Increase community capacity to provide effective LGBTQ suicide prevention services
REGISTRATION: $75 ($35 for students)
For questions, please contact Chris Owens. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (770) 843-3836