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September 12th, 2019 

9:00 am- 5:00 pm

Gold Coast Hotel & Casino

4000 West Flamingo Road

Las Vegas, NV 89103

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Learn about the event


  • Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselor- APPROVED 6.2 CEU'S

  • Marriage and Family Therapist- APPROVED 6.2 CEU'S

  • Nursing - APPROVED 6.0 CEU'S

  • Psychologist -APPROVED 6.25 CEU'S

  • School Counselor 

  • Social Worker

  • Other

  • Continuing Medical Education (MD, DO, PA, APN)

           “Enhancing Suicide Prevention Through Connectivity”


We're incredibly excited to present the 2019 Nevada Mental and Behavioral Health Symposium.  Get ready for an exciting, powerful learning experience from recognized leading experts. You can’t afford to miss it!


This Nevada annual cross-agency statewide event brings together professionals, clinicians, first responders, veterans, suicide attempt and loss survivors, including concerned citizens across all sectors for a day of phenomenal learning from recognized experts on critical topics and skills in suicide ideation and prevention.

The symposium is designed to support statewide suicide prevention efforts and local communities in implementing the recommendations of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention that emphasizes the importance of gaining strong and broad support of a variety of principals and, stakeholders.

You don’t want to miss this year. Register early to reserve your seat, and avoid a late registration fee.

Reserve your seat at the table now. This year the symposium is being marketed in Northern Nevada, Reno, and Las Vegas surrounding cities and counties. Seats will go fast!

Symposium Kick off

                                             Dr. Tom Joiner, Ph.D   

                                                                            “Understanding Murder Suicide”

 Dr. Tom Joiner is an American academic psychologist and leading expert on suicide.He is The Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at Florida State University (FSU), Tallahassee, Florida. Dr. Joiner’s work is on the psychology, neurobiology, and  treatment of suicidal behavior and related conditions. Author of over 515 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Joiner was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship and the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Residency Fellowship. The Lawton Professorship, which Dr. Joiner received in 2010, is FSU’s single highest honor. Dr. Joiner has     authored or edited seventeen books, including “Why People Die By Suicide”, and “Myths About     Suicide”, published in 2010, Harvard University Press, and the book “The Perversion of Virtue: “Understanding  Murder-Suicide” published by Oxford University Press in 2014.  


                                         Sean Riley

                                        Founder and President “Safe Call Now”,

                                                      “Addictions and Suicide”

“Safe Call Now”, a confidential, comprehensive, 24-hour crisis referral service for public safety employees, all emergency services personnel and their family members nationwide.

 Sean's prominent career in law enforcement ended in 2005 when he could no longer hide his "secret" behind the badge. Recognized as a dynamic national keynote speaker, Sean travels throughout the  country to share his inspirational story. Coupled with cutting edge, interactive training, Riley hits those once thought of as "taboo" or "controversial" topics head-on.

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                            Dr. Corinne Cherek, Ph.D.

                                          “Healing Grief, Trauma from Suicide Loss”  

Dr. Corinne Cherek has a Doctoral Degree in Philosophy, specializing in Transpersonal Counseling.  Corinne has a unique balance of education, experiences, growth, and healing that sets her apart from most. Much of her work is centered in Psychology and Spirituality focusing primarily with grief, loss, trauma, and life transitions. Corinne   believes life lessons and challenges can be transformed into gifts and opportunities for personal and spiritual growth; grief can be transformed into grace and wounds may be transformed into wisdom


2019 Symposium Agenda

Morning Schedule

General Session

8:00 a.m. - Registration

9:00 a.m. - Welcome


9:10 a.m. -  

"Understanding Murder Suicide"

Dr. Tom Joiner, Florida State University 

10:30 a.m.- Break


10:45 a.m.

" The Link Between Addictions and Suicide" & " The Secrets Behind Addictions and Suicide"

Sean Riley, Founder, "Safe Call Now"

12:15 p.m. - Lunch

1:00 p.m. -  Vendor Resource Networking 

Afternoon Schedule 

1;30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. :Table Top, Facilitated Case Study Session

Case Study #1  Adult

Case Study #2 Youth/Teen

Case Study #3 Elderly 

Case Study #4 Abuse 

Case Study #5 Domestic Violence 


"Healing Grief, Trauma From Suicide Loss" 

Dr. Corrine Cherek 

4:00 p.m.

"T.R.Y. Trauma Recovery Yoga" 

Darwin and Joyce Bosen, Founders


Learn how we can actually heal from heartbreak, grief, traumatic loss and other critical trauma situations.  Understand evidence-based research on the use of yoga and meditation in trauma resolution









4:45 p.m. - Prize Drawings / Closing Remarks 


CEU/CME qualifications- Clinicians, Physicians, Social Workers and other professionals

  • $120.00 Lunch included.   

  • Please select correct CEU/CME group for ticket type

    • They are listed CEU/CME group  ​

      • Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselor

      • Continuing Medical Education (MD, DO, PA, APN)

      • Marriage and Family Therapist

      • Nursing 

      • Psychologist 

      • School Counselor 

      • Social Worker

      • Other

Military/Veterans, CEU/CME Qualifications

  • $100.00 Lunch included.  

Non- CEU/ CME-  Clinicians, Physicians, Social Workers and other professionals

  • $75.00 Lunch included  

Military/Veterans, Students, $40.00 with ID verification

  •  $40.00 with ID verification Lunch included 

Community citizens call (702) 256-2724

Click Buy Tickets below and select ticket type

Please list each individual attendee's name during checkout. If receiving CEU's or CME's the individuals name will be printed on the certificate which will be handed out the day of the Symposium.  


Please fill out form below and email to

or fax (702)256-2470 


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