Slideshow from the 2011 Youth Suicide Prevention Symposium

Paula McCommons
Welcome attendees during registration
Matthew Wintersteen
Opening the symposium
David Litts
David Litts, Suicide Prevention Resource Center, updates National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
Overarching goals
David Litts
Work continues on collaboration with primary care
James Wright
James Wright, representing SAMHSA, on community partnerships
Guy Diamond
Discussing the status of PA’s two YSP grants
Aevidum’s display table
Lauren Baxter
Lauren, co-founder of Aevidum, speaking to workshop attendees
Joe and the Banana
Joe Voulpas, Aevidum executive director, introduces the Banana.
Reminding everyone that youth with depression don’t stick out like someone in a banana suit.
Just 23
Writing “just 23” words express thoughts about youth suicide
Guy Diamond
Workshop on “attachment-Based Family Therapy for Youth Who Are Suicidal.”
Alan Berman
Workshop on “ethical and Legal Issues in the Treatment of Youth Who Are Suicidal.”
Virginia Biddle
Workshop on helping survivors of suicide
The video-tapers at work.