Effectively Saving Lives: A FREE Webinar with the Director of the National Suicide Prevention LifeLine

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK), with its network of more than 160 crisis centers across the country and its volume of more than a million calls per year, is successfully saving lives. How does it work? The Lifeline’s director, Dr. John Draper, challenges traditional ideas about what the “best care” is for people at…

 

Sep. 26 – Is Suicide Contagious? A Webinar with Dr. Madelyn Gould

Suicide is a rising public health concern. In this informative Webinar with Dr. Madelyn Gould, an authority on suicide clusters and contagion, you will learn what factors are contributing to the spread of suicide. What role do the media and programs such as 13 Reasons Why play in this alarming rise and what can we…

 

Oct. 24 – Helping Clients Overcome Depression

Depression the most common mental health disorder in the United States affecting nearly one in 10 U.S. adults. According to the World Health Organization, by the year 2020, depression will be the second most common health problem in the world. With depression on the rise, it is perhaps more important than ever for mental health professionals to seek state-of-the-art treatments to help…

 

Nov. 14 – I Hate My Life: Finding a Path to Resilience and Self-Realization

We all experience moments of utter despair in which we think “I hate my life.” Whatever we feel is going wrong, be it our job, our relationships, or our social, economic, or even political circumstances, there are ways to cope with hard times and truly feel better. This Webinar with Dr. Lisa Firestone will discuss…

 

Dec. 5 – Changing Your Sense of Identity

Our perception of who we are starts to form very early in our lives. This sense of self is shaped not only from the positive ways we’re seen and treated but from the negative attitudes we’re exposed to in our environment through parental, familial, and societal influences. As adults, in order to challenge any distorted…