Date(s) - December 5, 2023
8:30 am - 4:45 pm


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Rural Ohio Communities Conference on Impacting Mental Health and Well-being by  Addressing Stigma in Rural Communities

Mental health stigma is not only an interpersonal issue: it is a health crisis. There is no denial in Ohio that we need to come together to raise awareness and collaborate to combat the epidemic which is impacting lives and families throughout our great state.

Come join us to learn more about what stigma looks like and resources to make a difference in your community.

Conference website

Agenda at-a-Glance

8:30 a.m. Registration, visit exhibitors
9 a.m. Welcome
9:30 a.m. Panel: Addressing Stigma in Rural Communities
10:45 a.m. Break
11 a.m. 1st Breakout Session
Noon Lunch
12:30 p.m. The Need for the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
1:45 p.m. 2nd Breakout session
2:45 p.m. Break
3 p.m. Generation Rx and YOU: Medication Safety in Rural Ohio
4 p.m,. Closing remarks and Evaluation
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Naloxone training

Registration deadline: Nov. 20, 2023

Cost: $35 to $85


Up to 5.25 Continuing Education hours are available for participating in this conference for counselors, marriage and family therapists, social worker or State of Ohio Chemical Dependency Board licensee. Details about CE domains are available.

Questions? Please contact Laura Akgerman ([email protected]) or Dr. Ken Martin ([email protected])