VA Providence Healthcare System
Virtual Conference - #BeThere for Service Members, Veterans & Families
Virtual Conference - #BeThere for Service Members, Veterans & Families: Strengthening Our Communities
Building, developing and strengthening resources and partnerships in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island between the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and Community Stakeholders.
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bethere-for-service-members-veterans-families-strengthening-communities-tickets-88494693009
Speakers and Workshops Include:
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Miller, Ph.D., Director, Suicide Prevention, Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, VHA
Speakers: Richard Barbato, MSW, Management and Program Analyst, Office of Planning and Policy, Readjustment Counseling Service, VA Central Office and Ryan Pitts, Medal of Honor Recipient
Speaker: Becky Dreifuss, LICSW, Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital
Speaker: Dr. Jay A. Gorman, Ph.D., Psychologist, Veterans Mental Health and Addictions Program (VMHAP)
Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Business
Veterans in crisis and their loved ones can call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online at www.VeteransCrisisLine.net/Chat, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.