Join Sharpen CEO, Robyn Hussa Farrell for our Fireside Chat series. This fall, we begin by focusing on suicide prevention with topics ranging from:
school behavioral health,
evidence-based suicide prevention models,
suicide prevention and athletes,
mindfulness-based stress reduction,
substance use and suicide risk,
and trauma, stress, and eating disorders
School Behavioral Health, Student Wellness, and Suicide Prevention
Wednesday, September 16, 12 pm - 1 pm EST.
Dr. Mark Weist and the Behavioral Alliance of South Carolina have led the charge on best practices in school-based mental health. Dr. Weist’s team will share the latest strategies for suicide prevention in K12 schools featuring discussions with Dr.Weist, June Greenlaw, Taylor Davis, and Erin Scherder. Learn more here.
Growth Mindset: Optimism in the Midst of Pessimism.
Tuesday, September, 22, 12 pm – 1 pm EST
Join Rahul N. Mehra, MD (Chief Physician Executive for the National Center for Performance Health), Bret Lockett (former NFL football player), and Michael Cerino (Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics at Limestone University), who will each provide insights on how to achieve and maintain happiness and review the strategies and successes related to mental resilience. Panel style discussion with facilitated Q&A. Learn more here.
Mindfulness & Suicide Prevention in Higher Education
Thursday, September 24, 12 pm – 1 pm EST
Mindfulness and suicide prevention in higher education featuring Drs. Natalie Fadel, Alexis Stoner, and Liz Jodoin who have deployed unique programs and solutions to support resilience among students in higher education. With expertise in mindfulness they will share some of their strategies for managing stress and maintaining mental wellness. Additionally, the dynamics of a comprehensive counseling center will be discussed. Learn more here.
Looking Beyond Stereotypes: Who is Really at Risk for Suicide
Tuesday, September 29, 12 pm – 1 pm EST
Via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/92487943037
Thomas Young, MD, Chief Medical Officer and co-founder of nView Health, will share his insight into the common stereotypes surrounding suicide and why we are missing the mark by not taking a more proactive approach in identifying those at risk. He will discuss his experience as a clinician and the benefit of mental health screening as a valuable tool that should be “the new norm” in proactive healthcare and accessible to all. Learn more here.
To register for the Chat sessions, please click the button below and be sure to reference which program you would like to attend (date and time).