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Northeast Wisconsin Suicide Prevention
Virtual Summit

Bouncing Back

Thursday, May 19, 2022

An All-Day Conference
8:30 a.m-4:15 p.m.
(8-30 a.m. check-in; 45 minutes for lunch)
In-Person OR Virtual — Your Preference!
In-Person at the NEW Center for Suicide Awareness Headquarters
316 East 14th Street, Kaukauna

Change the Conversation

Join us for a summit developed to promote awareness of suicide, deepening our understanding of key questions: Who is most vulnerable? What are the risk factors? How can we reach out and help?
In-Person $129 (including lunch)
Virtual $99

2020 Topics

Wide-ranging mental health experts will be giving presentations on valuable topics, including:

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Laura Yochelson

Exploring the Concept of Self-Care

An authentic approach to supporting personal development, this presentation covers three components of self-care: Awaken Your Body, Look Your Best and Balance Your Lifestyle. Self-care can play a significant role in recovery.

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Judah Njoroge

For the Youth, By the Youth: Learning from Kenya

Find out how a mental health startup in Kenya approached the barriers of awareness, stigma, financing and insufficient resources to tackle a growing problem of youth depression and suicide. 

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Marc Fein

How to Answer Questions from Teens About Mental Illness

As teens navigate adolescence, they often don't know how to initiate conversations with adults on topics of mental illness or how to support their peers.

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Aaron Harvey

Suicidal Intrusive Thoughts: What They Mean, What They Don't

For about 2% of the population living with OCD and related anxiety conditions, intrusive thoughts about violence, sex, blasphemy and suicide can lead to a debilitating cycle of obsessions and compulsions. How can you help?

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Mindy Roth

The Narcissistic Family

Often the demonstrated symptoms of a Narcisstic Family are similar to those of Adult Children of Alcoholism (ACOA). This presentation will discuss these similarities, as well as enumerate different therapeutic techniques. 

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Dr. Raghu Kiran Appasani

The Power of Language to Combat the Suicide Pandemic

The ways in which we use language to describe mental health and illness is the most powerful tool we have to combat the pandemic of suicide. 


Who Should Attend 

  • Psychologists
  • Social workers or counselors
  • Teachers
  • School counselors
  • Clergy or pastoral care professionals
  • Law enforcement officials
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Medical assistants
  • Youth leaders
  • Student services personnel
  • Interested/affected community members

Continuing Education 6 CEHs/.6 CEUs

In addition to handouts and other materials, continuing education credit hours and units will be provided and can be used for social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, nursing home administrators, and other health and human service professionals.

Presented in partnership by:

Center for Suicide Awareness
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh