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2019 Prevent Suicide Hawai'i Statewide Conference: Hope – Help– Healing

Date/Time: Thurs. & Friday, April 11 - 12, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM HST (8:30-9:00 AM Registration)
Location: Ala Moana Hotel (View Map)
$150 early bird ticket (through 3/1/19)
$175 Regular rate ticket (after 3/1/19)
*Continental breakfast and lunch for both days are included in the Conference registration fee.
Accomodations: A special rate of $189.69 per night (tax included) has been negotiated for hotel rooms. The direct link to book rooms with this special rate is: The special rate is good until March 1, 2019.
Certificate: CEUs have been approved by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD) of the Hawai’i State Department of Health. Other continuing education approvals are pending. Updates will be provided as approvals are received.
Registration for this event has closed.
The aim of the 2019 Prevent Suicide Hawaiʻi Statewide Conference is to bring together our community of survivors, advocates, educators, service providers, policymakers, and health professionals around the issue of suicide prevention. The conference will increase our awareness of suicide prevention, our skills to respond to those at risk, and our abilities to help those who have survived the loss of a loved one.
Keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Christine Moutier, Chief Medical Officer of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
• Five Conference tracks – Hope (primary prevention), Help (services/interventions), Healing (postvention/support for those impacted by suicide), Special Populations, and Culture.
• Speakers have been confirmed from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of Psychiatry, Hawaiʻi Health & Harm ReducƟon Center, Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, Legacy of Life, Life’s Bridges Kauaʻi, Liliʻuokalani Trust, Maui Family Guidance Center, Mental Health America of Hawaiʻi, Office of Youth Services, University of Hawaiʻi Hilo, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Office of Public Health Studies, cross‐branch military collaborative panel, and Veterans Health Administration.
• Speakers will share their work and experience in a variety of topics, such as: youth suicide
prevention strategies, cultural/traditional practices, innovative clinical treatment/intervention
models, bereavement/postvention topics (e.g., supporting survivors, forgiveness, building resiliency,
etc.), and supporting specific communities (e.g., LGBTQ+, military/veterans).
Questions/Inquiries: Please contact the planning committee at [email protected]