Welcome to the Mass. Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) – Greater Boston Region
It Takes a Village: Promoting Resiliency in LGBTQ Communities
Thursday, May 8th, 2014
Registration & Additional Information:
- · Community speakers
- · Film screening and discussion
- · Performance by True Colors: Out Youth Theater
- · Panels on empowering ourselves through positive community outlets, and an intergenerational dialogue
- · Cost: $10; Scholarships and CEUs available
Community promotes and supports individual and collective resiliency, promotes mental health, and prevents suicide. Hear from LGBTQ leaders, activists, and change-makers about strategies for building compassionate, supportive, and inclusive communities, and share ideas and strategies for action.
This conference is for community leaders and organizers, direct service providers, youth leaders, youth workers, medical and mental health professionals, educators, faith leaders, researchers, and allies in the Greater Boston region.
Sponsored by the Greater Boston Coalition for Suicide Prevention and the MA Department of Public Health Suicide Prevention Program
On January 23rd, 2014 the Greater Boston regional coalition sponsored a half-day conference on “Understanding and Treating Two Self-Harm Behaviors: Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Eating Disorders” which figured speakers Barrett Walsh, PhD and Jennifer Thomas PhD.The coalition hosted 125 attendees at Northeastern University’s Curry Student Center to learn about self-injury and eating disorders.