Mercy to Host Suicide Prevention Conference at Jefferson College

August 5, 2016

Mercy Hospital Jefferson will host its sixth annual Suicide Awareness and Prevention Conference for members of the community, educators, mental health professionals, law enforcement officers, suicide survivors and anyone whose life has been impacted by suicide.

The free seminar is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 9, at the Fine Arts Building, Student Theater on the Jefferson College campus in Hillsboro. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. The registration deadline is September 2.

In addition to the speakers and education sessions, each participant will receive a free box lunch and certificate of seminar completion approving six contact hours for professionals. Space is limited to 300 participants, so advance registration is required. On-line registration is available at

Informational and educational booths will set-up throughout the conference. For more information call Alicia Rauh, LPC, at 636-933-5739.

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