Education Is Key –
February 20, 2020 – Sadly, when left untreated, mental health disorders can also lead to serious, life-threatening consequences. Every day, there are an average of 3,000 suicide attempts by young people grades 9-12 and suicide is the second leading cause of death for 15- to 24-year-olds.
Healthcare professionals attending the day conferences can earn up to seven continuing education credits and will experience dynamic, interactive workshops on providing ethical, clinically driven care to help teens and young adults create authentic connections and live healthy lives. Session topics include resilience, shame, relational trauma, treatment engagement, music therapy, adventure therapy, Attachment-Based Family Therapy, and the renowned Newport Academy approach to nutrition, “meal as medicine.” Presenters include innovators in the fields of adolescent and young adult mental health.