Signature Psychiatric Hospital

Exhibiting in Kansas City Signature Psychiatric Hospital offers a comprehensive continuum of care for a wide range of psychiatric disorders in adults, senior adults and adolescents. With inpatient services for adults and senior adults through Signature Psychiatric Hospital in North Kansas City, Mo., and outpatient programs for adults, senior adults and adolescents at several Kansas

Compass Health Network

Exhibiting in Columbia and Kansas City Our Mission: Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness. We believe in… Integrity and excellence Open communication Courage, hope and self-direction Healthy partnerships A culture of dignity, respect and diversity Accessible services Effective treatment Positive outcomes Leadership Effective use of resources Freedom from fear, stigma and barriers Organizational growth Our Vision: Full,

Lindsey Doolittle

Presenting in Kansas City Description: Lindsey Doolittle is a speaker, author, and suicide loss survivor. After her late husband, Sgt. Brett Doolittle of the Kansas City Kansas police department, ended his life in 2015 she chose to turn his suicide into something open, honest, and good. She fully believes that postvention is prevention and openly

First Call KC

Exhibiting in Kansas City It is the mission of First Call to reduce the impact of alcohol, drugs and addiction by providing quality resources to individuals, families and the community.

Kim Shaw-Ellis

Presenting in Kansas City Kim Shaw-Ellis has worked in law enforcement for more than 30 years.  She joined the Kansas City Police Department in 1998.  She has worked in the East, Central and North Patrol Divisions, Violent Crimes Division and as an instructor for the KC Missouri Regional Police Academy. Currently, she is the Diversity

Laine Young-Walker, MD

Presenting in Kansas City Laine Young-Walker, MD is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She currently serves as Associate Dean for Student Programs at the School of Medicine, the Division Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and is an Associate Professor

Ask Listen Refer

Exhibiting in Kansas City Ask. Listen. Refer. is an online suicide prevention training program designed to help students, faculty, staff, and other members of college and university campuses correct misperceptions about suicide, identify the warning signs and risk factors of suicide, and respond and get help for someone who is at risk. Ask. Listen. Refer.

Exhibiting in Kansas City Caroline S. Cooper is a contest-winning author who offers encouragement for life in this complicated world through blogs, devotions, Bible studies, video blogs, and other means. There’s no doubt about it, life is tough. But it is possible to find hope, joy, and peace even in the midst of the most challenging situations. website:

Caregivers Homefront

Exhibiting in Columbia The mission of Caregivers on the Homefront Inc. is to provide caregivers of our nation’s veterans and first responders with hopefulness, a sense of togetherness, and a firm foundation of resiliency. With your help we can make a difference. Learn more and get involved. website:


Exhibiting in Columbia CenterPointe Hospital offers a comprehensive continuum of care for a wide range of psychiatric disorders in adults, adolescents and children, and provides the area’s only private adult alcohol and drug abuse treatment program. With inpatient and residential services at its St. Louis Metro-area facility in St. Charles, Mo., and outpatient programs at

Elizabeth Makulec

Presenting in Columbia and Kansas City Elizabeth Makulec Executive Director – KUTO, Kids Under Twenty One safeTALK is a half-day training course that can help you make a difference. Know what to do if someone’s suicidal by following the easy to remember TALK steps – Tell, Ask, Listen and Keep-safe. These practical steps offer immediate

Shelby Rowe

Presenting in Columbia and Kansas City   Reconnecting with your Unconquerable Spirit Shelby Rowe is the youth suicide prevention program manager for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuses Services, and the 2016 Chickasaw Nation Dynamic Woman of the Year. A public health professional, crisis intervention expert and suicide attempt survivor, Ms. Rowe has

Bill Geis, PhD

Presenting in Columbia, Kansas City and St. Louis Youth Suicide Prevention: Changes in Thinking and Tailored Interventions Bill Geis, PhD is a clinical psychologist in Kansas City, MO. He specializes in clinical psychology. Upon completion of this workshop participants will be able to…. 1) state changes in current youth suicide prevention thinking, including the difference between