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Ending Deaths from Despair Webinar Series

Upcoming and Past Webinars

Hosted by Ending Deaths from Despair Task Force 

 

Preventing Farmer Suicides
Panel Facilitator: Sara Kohlbeck, MPH
Director, Division of Suicide Prevention
Comprehensive Injury Center
Medical College of Wisconsin

Friday, September 23, 2022
Noon – 12:55 PM

http://factv.fitchburgwi.gov/CablecastPublicSite/watch/3?channel=2

Intended audience: All

 

 

Harm Reduction and Chronic Alcoholism
Presenter: John Ewing, MD, Addictionologist
UPH-Meriter NewStart

Friday, July 15th, 2022
Noon – 12:55 PM

FACTv Webinar Replay: https://youtu.be/HnO9eSEksi8

Intended audience: All

 

 

The S is Silent in the Black Village: Suicide, The Unspoken Word
Panel Facilitator:  Ms. Charlie Daniel, Founder, AAOC of Safe Communities

Friday, June 17, 2022
Noon – 12:55 PM

FACTv Webinar Replay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pv2MOJHRiR4

Intended audience: All

 

 

Finding a Reason to Live:  Etiology of Suicide and Provider Self-Care
Presenter: Meghan Henderson, LCSW
Clinical Practice Leader in Behavioral Health, UnityPoint Health – Meriter.

Friday, May 20, 2022
Noon – 12:55 PM

FACTv Webinar Replay: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wn9ykZJD3CE

Intended audience: Clinicians and helping professionals

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Ending African American Deaths from Despair Opening Remarks

AAOC Ending African American Deaths from Despair – Joe Parisi, Dane County Executive, Webinar Series Opening Remarks Friday, June 5, 2020 “Words cannot express my sorrow at this heartbreaking moment
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Purple Lights for Recovery

Show your support for those in recovery by participating in September’s events and lighting your business, organization or home in purple lights. When you do, you’ll be joining others who
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September is National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month In honor of those we’ve lost, National Recovery Month is meant to find hope in the reality that recovery from substance use and mental health
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SAFE COMMUNITIES

getting involved

The partnerships built by Safe Communities have created a safer community, with more opportunities for education and awareness. We continue to envision a safer future for the people who live in Madison and Dane County, with instances of unnecessary deaths and serious injuries are infrequent, rather than a daily occurrence.

RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE

Treatment Key

Safe communities has complied a list of abbreviation definitions for finding the right treatment for you.

MAT: Medication for Addiction Treatment.
OP: Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends. individual and group therapy, these can include or not include MAT.
IOP: Intensive Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends individual and extended groups, 9-12 hours a week.
Residential: person lives at the facility for a period of at least 14 days, some last as many as 45 days.
PHP: Partial Hospitalization Program is a structured mental health treatment program that runs for several hours each day, three to five days per week.
DBT: Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that integrates mindfulness techniques.