World Mental Health Day 10 October 2018 #MentalHope
One person dies every 40 seconds due to suicide.
Over one million people end their own lives each year, while 10 million people attempt suicide annually. Suicide is the leading cause of death in young people in many nations.
The global rate of suicide has risen more than 60% in the last 45 years and the statistics are staggering. With the majority of people never receiving professional mental health care before taking their own lives.
Caron Treatment Centers in association with Noel McDermott Psychotherapy and Consultancy Ltd for World Mental Health Day present:
International Suicide Prevention Summit
Casting a Global Spotlight on Suicide Prevention
Featuring Dr. Paul Hokemeyer and Walter Bockting, PhD
A professional discussion on the associated risk of suicide across the globe. CE – Credits
Wednesday, 10 October, 2018
World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.
TIME: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM (European Continental Breakfast)
LOCATION: Caron NYC, 244 E 58th St, New York, NY 10022
COST: $50*; 3 Contact Hours (APA)
Dr. Paul Hokemeyer is an internationally renowned clinical and consulting psychotherapist who works with individuals and families in the United States, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates and the European Union, serving as a patient and family advocate to high profile and high performing families in their quest for optimum behavioral health treatment. Join Dr. Paul at this year’s summit as he shines a light on the challenges all human beings are facing in accessing quality mental health care and the current impact of discussing mental health publicly.
Walter Bockting, PhD, clinical psychologist and professor of medical psychology at Columbia University, an internationally known sexuality researcher, co-director of the Program for the Study of LGBT Health in the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and co-director of the Center for Evidence-Based Practice in the Underserved.
Early in his career, Walter Bockting, PhD, spotted a trend that would ignite the research that has made him one of the world’s leading experts on transgender health.
For World Mental Health Day, Dr. Bockting will lead a clinical conversation around resources and prevention measures, especially for our LGBTQ youth and communities.
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