Kathy Crews

Kathy Crews Suicide Prevention Coordinator Harry S Truman VA Memorial Hospital Ms. Crews has worked at the Harry S Truman VA Memorial Hospital since 1991 and currently serves as the Suicide Prevention Coordinator. Kathy has earned a B.S. in Nursing from La Grange University, Hannibal, Missouri and attended graduate school for Nursing at University of

Sam Smith

Sam Smith Suicide Prevention Program Manager Missouri National Guard Retired MO National Guardsmen, Certified MO public school teacher, and currently the Suicide Prevention Program Manager for the MO Army National Guard. Bachelor’s Degrees in Criminal Justice Administration and Education, and Master’s Degree in Education Administration. Certified Master Trainer in Applied Suicide Intervention Sills Training (ASIST),

Mark Norwine

  I have worked for CHADS Coalition for 5 years primarily in Awareness and Education in area schools. My secondary work is in the area of Bullying Prevention having received training in the Olweus Bullying Prevention program which is used internationally. My wife and I have 3 kids and reside in St. Charles MO. I

James Carroll, MA, LPC

  James “Jamie” Carroll is in private practice in St. Louis, MO.  His clinical interests include: Trauma, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and LGBTQ clients.  He has an MA in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  In addition, he is a National Certified Counselor, a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, a Certified

Paul Thomlinson, PhD

Paul Thomlinson is Vice President of Research and Quality Assurance as well as Corporate Integrity Officer here at Burrell. Paul is a licensed psychologist with specialties in industrial/organizational, clinical, and experimental psychology and has extensive training and experience in research and evaluation, particularly in the integrated health care arena. He is a member of the

Jon Sabala

Jon Sabala is the Veterans Services Director with the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Jon manages the statewide policy/program development, implementation and operation of supportive services for service members, veterans and their families. He currently serves as the Chair for the Missouri Behavioral Health Alliance which is a collection of federal, state and community behavioral

Bart Andrews, PhD

Bart Andrews, PhD, is Vice President of Clinical Practice/Evaluation at Behavioral Health Response. Dr. Andrews started at BHR as a crisis intervention clinician in 1998. Dr. Andrews has dedicated the last 17 years of this life to suicide and crisis intervention. Dr. Andrews is a person in recovery and a suicide attempt survivor. Dr. Andrews

Liz Sale, PhD

Dr. Elizabeth Sale is the Evaluation Director and a research associate professor at the MIMH. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of survey and evaluation research, with specific expertise in conducting process and outcome evaluations in the field of child and adolescent mental health and substance abuse prevention. Dr. Sale’s skills

Laine Young-Walker, MD

Laine Young-Walker, MD ’97, is chief of the division of child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. She also serves as training director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program at MU. After graduating from the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Dr. Young-Walker completed residency training in psychiatry

Sean Joe

Sean Joe, PhD, MSW, joined the Brown School in Fall 2014 as the Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development. His research focuses on Black adolescents’ mental health service use patterns, the role of religion in Black suicidal behavior (NIMH), salivary biomarkers for suicidal behavior, and development of father-focused, family-based interventions to prevent urban African