Hopewell’s Exploring Mental Health Series Will Focus On “Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One”
September 21, 2017
Hopewell announces the 7th Annual David Cutler Conservatory Exploring Mental Health series, entitled “Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One.” The event will be held at the Cleveland Racquet Club on Wednesday, October 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend in celebration of Mental Health Awareness Week, but advance ticket purchase is necessary.
Featured speakers will be Doris A. Fuller, Chief of Research and Public Affairs for the Treatment Advocacy Center, and Loree Vick, a trustee and spokesperson for LifeAct. They will be introduced by Thom Craig, Director of the Mental Health Program at The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation.
Attendees will learn how people can cope with the loss of a family member because of suicide. The challenges facing girls 10 to 14 years of age—the population segment with the fastest growing suicide rate—will be discussed.
Treatment, advocacy, grief and a suicide crisis checklist will be explored. Representatives will be present to discuss how Hopewell deals with suicide prevention. The value of counseling will be addressed.
Tickets for this event are $25 per person and must be purchased in advance. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Hopewell Development Office at 440-247-0912 or visit the Hopewell website at www.hopewellcommunity.org/support-us/events/emh.
Hopewell is a 300-acre residential therapeutic farm community located in Mesopotamia, Ohio, where adults with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder and major depression learn to manage their mental illness and return to independent life. Hopewell is the only therapeutic farm community in Ohio. Hopewell is licensed and certified by OhioMHAS and CARF-accredited. Hopewell is a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the American Residential Treatment Association. Information, tours and assessments are available by contacting Laura Scarnecchia, LPCC, Clinical Manager, at 440.426.2009 or by email at email@example.com. Visit www.hopewellcommunity.org.back to news