Stronger Communities: LGBTQ Suicide Prevention Conference — AFSP

Stronger Communities: LGBTQ Suicide Prevention Conference

May. 3, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

1515 Main Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

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For questions about this event, contact Helen Pridgen at [email protected].

Stronger Communities: LGBTQ+ Suicide Prevention is a full-day conference sponsored by the South Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the South Carolina Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative .

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 and local experts on LGBTQ+ mental health and suicide risk and will be focused on making mental health, suicide prevention, and education an LGBTQ+ community priority.

DATE: Friday, May 3, 2019
TIME: 8:30am – 4:30pm
LOCATION: Columbia Museum of Art
1515 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201

REGISTRATION: $65 Standard, $20 Student
*Please note: Registration is not complete until payment is made and processed.

Registration and payment must be received by the registration deadline. Registration for this event closes on Monday, April 29 2019 at 11:59 P.M. EST.

Keynote Speakers:

Caitlin Ryan, Ph.D., ACSW

Director, Family Acceptance Project, San Francisco State University

Ilan H. Meyer, Ph.D., Williams Distinguished Senior Scholar of Public Policy

The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, Professor Emeritus of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University

The Trevor Project

Registration fee includes conference materials, credit processing, morning refreshments, lunch, afternoon break, parking and CEU’s.

Stronger Communities: LGBTQ Suicide Prevention has been approved by NBCC for NBCC credit.  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.  NBCC Approval No. SP-3294.


Parking spaces will be reserved through the City of Columbia in the PJ Cannon parking garage located at 1227 Taylor Street. If you will need a parking pass, please check the box on the registration page.  Your parking pass will be emailed to you by April 30th to take with you for parking on May 3rd.

Stronger Communities: LGBTQ Suicide Prevention Conference

Columbia Museum of Art, 1515, Main Street, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, 29201, USA