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					Who should attend:                                                                                       American Foundation for
This conference is designed to
                                                                                                           Suicide Prevention
provide education and personal                                                                                      Presents
interaction for survivors of
suicide, support personnel, and
friends.                                                                                                   National
For more information
contact:
                                                                                                          Survivors of
                                                                                                            Suicide

                                      The Link ‘s National Resource Center
Karen Opp at The Link’s NRC




                                      For Suicide Prevention & Aftercare
404-256-2919 or linknrc@thelink.org


Conference facilitators for the
                                                                                                             Day

                                                                             Sandy Springs, GA 30328
                                                                             48 Mt. Vernon Hwy. NE
Breakout Session are survivors                                                                         The Eleventh Annual National
who are members of The Link                                                                              SOS Day of Conferences
Survivors of Suicide Support
Team.                                                                                                    With Special Guest Speaker
                                                                                                                 Iris Bolton
                                                                                                       Saturday, November 21, 2009
There will be a special                                                                                      11 am to 4 pm
remembrance table for                                                                                           Sponsored by:
survivors to place framed
photos of their loved ones                                                                             The Link ‘s National Resource Center
to display and share with                                                                              for Suicide Prevention and Aftercare
                                                                                                            348 Mt. Vernon Hwy. NE
other survivors.
                                                                                                            Sandy Springs, GA 30328
                                                  For as long as the sun rises each day,
                                                         I will remember you…
 Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009                  AFSP Teleconference                          Registration Form
11:00 - 11:15 – Registration                                                             Due November 16, 2009
11:15 - 11:30 – Welcome –
                                          Opening Remarks:                              No refunds after due date
       A Sharing of Healing & Hope        Opening Remarks:
       Stuart Smith, The Link’s NRC       Joanne L. Harpel, AFSP Director of       Name:     ___________________
                   Clinical Coordinator                    Survival Initiatives
                                                                                   Address: ___________________
11:30 - 12:30 – Guest Speaker:            Surviving a Suicide Loss:                          ___________________
Iris Bolton – Director Emeritus of        Panel Discussion
                                                                                   Phone: ___________________
         The Link Counseling Center       John R. Jordan, Ph.D., Family Loss
         & The Link’s NRC                    Project, Moderator (Providence, RI)   Email: ___________________
                                          Rob Desmond (Wayland, MA)
                                                        Lost his brother           Relationship of Loss:
Iris’ Presentation:                       Michael Keenan (Coventry, CT)                     ___________________
                                                       Lost his son
                                          Doris Smith (Atlanta, GA))               Date of loss:
 From Surviving to Thriving to                         Lost her son
        Flourishing                                                                         ___________________
                                          Carla Stumpf-Patton (Sarasota, FL)
                                                       Lost her husband               Registration is $15 which
12:30 - 12:45 – Questions &               Christian Pitkin (San Francisco, CA)
Answers                                                                              includes lunch & beverages
                                                       Lost his father
12:45 - 1:00 – Break & receive box        Cari Wheat (New York, NY)                Please send the completed form
                lunches                                Lost her father & mother    with fee to:
 1:00 - 2:30 – AFSP                       Sidney Zisook, M.D. UC at San Diego
               Teleconference                         Prof. & Dir. Of Psychiatry            The Link’s NRC
 2:30 - 2:45 – Break                                                                        Attn: Karen Opp
                                          Closing Remarks:                              354 Mt. Vernon Ave. NE
2:45 - 3:45 – Break out
               sessions                   Robert Gebbia, AFSP Executive Dir.            Sandy Springs, GA 30328
3:45   - 4:00 – Closing                   Joanne Harpel, AFSPDirector

				
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