ORSPC Spring Conference April 13 & 14, 2016!
Posted on: March 2, 2016

Who: Kevin Hines & Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas 

Dates: April 13 & 14, 2016

Location:  Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Conference Hall, 1201 Pleasant Valley Road, Owensboro KY 42303

Kevin Hines will be evening keynote speaker for the community at ORSPC Conference, April 13, 2016! 6:30pm-8pm CST.  “The Art of Living Mentally Well”

Register for seating NOW @ https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/4-13KevinHines16 , venue capacity is 350. (We are at 160, 3.23.16!)

  • Admission is a suggested $5.00 non-perishable food donation at the door to Help Office food bank.  Venue opens at 5:30pm.

Bio: Kevin Hines reached international audiences with his story of an unlikely survival and will to live. When Kevin was 19-years old and recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder, he attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. He is one of thirty-three to survive the fall and has, miraculously, regained full mobility despite the life-threatening injuries he sustained from his attempt.  He is also the only survivor who is actively spreading the message of living mentally healthy around the country and the globe. Living Mentally Well with Kevin Hines


Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas will facilitate the day-long conference for professionals and other interested persons on April 14, 2016. 8:30am to 3:30pm CST.

“Hope Illuminated: A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention and Bereavement Support”  

Sign in & late registration begins at 7:30am.

8:30am-12:00pm “
Working Minds: Making Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Promotion a Priority in the Workplace”

1:00-3:30pm “Honoring Loss and Healing Together: Spiritual Dimensions of Healing After Suicide”

Register @ https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/4-14HopeIlluminated16.
  • FREE for all except if requesting CEUs! Please pre-register though; you will not be billed.
  • $40. for participants needing CEUs with paid pre-registration before March 30; $50 at the door. (6.0 hours CEUs APPROVED: EILA, Social Work, Psychologists and CADC. Others pending. Updated 3.23.2016)
  • Light refreshments provided.  Lunch on your own.  (NO food or drinks allowed in Conference Room.)
  • Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/4-14HopeIlluminated16

Bio: Dr. Spencer-Thomas is a Clinical Psychologist, mental health advocate, faculty member and survivor of her brother Carson’s suicide. Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas sees the issues of suicide prevention from many perspectives. Currently, she is the CEO of Carson J. Spencer Foundation (CJSF) and the Survivor Division Chair for the American Association for Suicidology.


Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition, Inc.
Owensboro, Kentucky

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