Breakthrough Mental Health Conference

Saturday, May 04, 2024
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9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Add to Calendar 2024-05-04 09:00:00 2024-05-27 18:27:32 Breakthrough Mental Health Conference The City of Chandler DEI presentsBreakthrough Mental Health ConferenceIn collaboration with Let’s Talk Counseling ServicesThe Breakthrough Mental Health Conference is designed to provide our community with essential mental health tools, information and resources. Local therapists, social workers and mental health advocates will be leading sessions on a wide variety of mental health topics.We are excited to welcome national speaker Sam Eaton, founder of Recklessly Alive, as he shares his inspiring story of surviving a suicide attempt and ultimately chasing a life that is fully and recklessly alive. Sam will also share warning signs, resources for healing, and how we as a community can help those around us struggling in the dark. ScheduleALL sessions will take place at the ASU Chandler Innovation Center including Sam Eaton's SessionsSession 1: 9 - 9:45 a.m.Sam Eaton | “Using My Story to Prevent Suicide”Dr. Paula McCall | Supportive Conversations Katey McPherson | Social MediaDaniel Jimmerson | DepressionMyra Hurtado | Trauma and the Body Session 2: 10 - 10:45 a.m.Sam Eaton | “Using My Story to Prevent Suicide”Bruce Novak | Substance Abuse and AddictionsDr. Paula McCall | Supportive Conversations Katey McPherson | Social MediaAbrianna Colossio | AnxietySession 3: 11 - 11:45 a.m.Sam Eaton | “Using My Story to Prevent Suicide”Daniel Jimmerson | DepressionMyra Hurtado | Trauma and the BodyBruce Novak | Substance Abuse and AddictionsMatthew Laird | Understanding MedicationsSession 4: 12 - 12:45 p.m.Bruce Novak | Substance Abuse and AddictionsAbrianna Colossio | AnxietyMyra Hurtado | Trauma and the BodyMatthew Laird | Understanding MedicationsRegistration is now closed for this event, however, we will accept walk-up registrations until we reach capacity.The conference will take place at the ASU Chandler Innovation Center (ACIC) located at 249 E. Chicago Street.Limited parking is available at the ACIC, but there is also a free parking garage just down the street at 226 S. Washington Street.Space is limited and registration is strongly encouraged. Priority will be given to those who registered.Please be advised that the topics discussed during this event may touch upon sensitive subjects. We kindly request that children under the age of 13 do not attend. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in ensuring a suitable environment for all participants. City of Chandler info@chandleraz.gov America/Phoenix public

The City of Chandler DEI presents
Breakthrough Mental Health Conference
In collaboration with Let’s Talk Counseling Services

The Breakthrough Mental Health Conference is designed to provide our community with essential mental health tools, information and resources. Local therapists, social workers and mental health advocates will be leading sessions on a wide variety of mental health topics.

We are excited to welcome national speaker Sam Eaton, founder of Recklessly Alive, as he shares his inspiring story of surviving a suicide attempt and ultimately chasing a life that is fully and recklessly alive. Sam will also share warning signs, resources for healing, and how we as a community can help those around us struggling in the dark.
 

Schedule

ALL sessions will take place at the ASU Chandler Innovation Center including Sam Eaton's Sessions

Session 1: 9 - 9:45 a.m.
  • Sam Eaton | “Using My Story to Prevent Suicide”
  • Dr. Paula McCall | Supportive Conversations 
  • Katey McPherson | Social Media
  • Daniel Jimmerson | Depression
  • Myra Hurtado | Trauma and the Body

 

Session 2: 10 - 10:45 a.m.
  • Sam Eaton | “Using My Story to Prevent Suicide”
  • Bruce Novak | Substance Abuse and Addictions
  • Dr. Paula McCall | Supportive Conversations 
  • Katey McPherson | Social Media
  • Abrianna Colossio | Anxiety
Session 3: 11 - 11:45 a.m.
  • Sam Eaton | “Using My Story to Prevent Suicide”
  • Daniel Jimmerson | Depression
  • Myra Hurtado | Trauma and the Body
  • Bruce Novak | Substance Abuse and Addictions
  • Matthew Laird | Understanding Medications
Session 4: 12 - 12:45 p.m.
  • Bruce Novak | Substance Abuse and Addictions
  • Abrianna Colossio | Anxiety
  • Myra Hurtado | Trauma and the Body
  • Matthew Laird | Understanding Medications

Registration is now closed for this event, however, we will accept walk-up registrations until we reach capacity.
The conference will take place at the ASU Chandler Innovation Center (ACIC) located at 249 E. Chicago Street.
Limited parking is available at the ACIC, but there is also a free parking garage just down the street at 226 S. Washington Street.

Space is limited and registration is strongly encouraged. Priority will be given to those who registered.

Please be advised that the topics discussed during this event may touch upon sensitive subjects. We kindly request that children under the age of 13 do not attend. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in ensuring a suitable environment for all participants.