South Carolina Chapter 2014 Events

December 6 – Reception and SC Chapter Board of Directors Annual Meeting
 
November 22 – International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (6 host sites in SC)

October/November – Out of the Darkness Walks in Myrtle Beach, Greer, Hilton Head, Charleston, Columbia, and Aiken

October 30 – Suicide Prevention Institute (train the trainers) for SC Department of Education at SC Archives

September – ASIST Training co-sponsored with SC National Guard (DBA)

TBA – Presentation at Fort Jackson 

September 20 – SC Chapter Board of Directors Meeting

September 19 – Presentation by Helen, “Suicide Prevention: Saving Lives One Community at a Time” for 2014 Solo and Small Firm Conference, Greenville, SC

September 18 – Presentation by Vanessa Riley, “Suicide Prevention: Saving Lives One Community at a Time” for St. Paul United Methodist Church, St. Matthews

September 12 – Legislative Board Training with SC-DMH

September 11 – WJB Dorn VA Mental Health Summit (Co-sponsor)

September 10 – Presentation by Helen Pridgen, MSW, LMSW, for Lunch & Learn, Three Rivers Behavioral Health

September 9 – SC Chapter Presentation by Monica McConnell, PhD, for Monthly Education Meeting of NAMI Mid-Carolina

August 2 – SC Chapter Board of Directors Meeting

July 28 – 30 – AFSP Staff Conference, Chicago, IL

July 23 – Blowfish Baseball Game, Columbia – AFSP SC Chapter/Non-profit Organization of the Night - represented by John Denny and Helen Pridgen

July 23 – Presentations for Suicide Prevention: A Community of Caring Conference at the College of Charleston

June 21 – Presentation for Bartels Foundation, Hopkins, SC

June 16 – Suicide Prevention Institute (training of trainers) for SC Department of Education at SC Archives

June 14 – SC Chapter Board of Directors Meeting

June 2 – WJB Dorn VA Mental Health Summit Planning Meeting (Co-sponsor)

May 20 – Presentation, “Suicide Prevention: Saving Lives One Community at a Time” for Restoration Church, Duncan, SC

May 17 – Support Group Facilitators Follow-up Training led by John R. Jordan, PhD – Columbia, SC

May 16 – AFSP/AAS Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training led by John R. Jordan, PhD – Columbia, SC

May 14 – Presentation for Bereavement Conference - Trinity United Methodist Church, Blythewood, SC

May 4 – Student Appreciation Luncheon – USC Campus Walk Committee

April 13 – USC Campus Walk

April 12 – SC Chapter Board Meeting

April 11 -    Presentation, “Suicide Prevention: Saving Lives One Community at a Time,” for Hospice Care of South Carolina

April 3 – Mental Health event at MH grounds on Bull Street

March 31 – Suicide Prevention Institute for SC Department of Education, SC Archives

March 29 – SC Chapter pilot of “Involving Families in LGBT Youth Suicide Prevention,” Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

March 28 – Workshop with Suzanne Hardeman and Dr. Coles for Psychological Services Center - psychology graduate students

March 28 -  Presentation, Suicide Prevention: Saving Lives One Community at a Time” for graduate students of the USC Psychological Services Center. Workshop co-presenters:  Dr. Ashley Blackmon Jones and Suzanna Hardman of the USC School of Medicine, Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

March 16 – 22 – Area Director Helen Pridgen will be participating in the Mental Health First Aid Instructor Certification Program training in New Orleans

March/April – TBA - Involving Families in LGBT Youth Suicide Prevention  - SC is one of four Pilot Chapters

March 12 – Mental Health Advocacy Day at State House

February 28 -SC Chapter Presentation on “The Jason Flatt Act in SC”

February 26 – 28 – Advocacy Forum, Washington, DC

February 8 – SC Chapter Board Meeting

January 25 – SC Chapter Presentation on “More Than Sad”

January 22 – 26 – AFSP Chapter Leadership Conference, Denver, CO

January 15 – USC Mental Health Council, Russell House