Mental Health Discussion #2


Harvest Bible Chapel and Prairie Communications Presents Mental Health Discussion #2 .

Join us for the 2nd Mental Health Discussion on October 22nd from Noon- 2 p.m. at Monmouth City Hall in Council Chambers. Broadcast will air on AM 1330 WRAM/FM 94.1 and Lunch will be provided from 11 a.m. – Noon.

Discussion Topics Include:

 The Psychology and Sociology of Suicide

 Suicide Warning Signs and Reducing Risk

 PTSD Discussion and U.S. Veteran’s Risk and Resources 

 Suicidal Behavior in Children, Adolescents and Adults

 Coping after Suicide Loss 

 Public Health Perspective

 Children and Adolescent Behavioral and Emotional Disorders

 Resources for First Responders and School Districts

 State and Federal Funding to provide more resources

Panelists Include:

 Dr. Kristy Keefe – Associate Professor and Coordinator, Clinical/Community Mental Health M.S. Program, Western Illinois University 

 Stacy Brown – Vice President Behavior Health Services Bridgeway, Inc.

 Vicki Rose – Director of Outpatient and Support Services Bridgeway, Inc.

 Sara Scott –  Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Therapy Group Inc.

 Ed Fletcher – Monmouth-Roseville Superintendent of Schools

 Luke Raymond – Manager Behavioral Health Services OSF HealthCare 

 Sam Brooks –  Warren County YMCA

 Joey Range – Knox County YMCA Solutions Program Co-Moderator

 Casey Rexroat – Monmouth Fire Chief

 Jacey Downing – North Central Behavior Health Systems 

 Joe Switzer – Monmouth Police Chief

 Makahla Shurtz- United School District Counselor

 Martin Edwards -Warren County Sheriff

 Lt. Joe Bratcher – Monmouth Police Department

 Dan Swanson – Illinois State Representative 74th District

Participating Guests Include:

 Amber Wood- Community Engagement Director OSF Healthcare/Holy Family

 Denise King- Director of Community Living and Support Services

 Ken Helms- City of Monmouth Community Engagement Director

 Mary Reed-Director Head Start Early Childhood Development

 Loren Follmer- “The Ripple Effect” Kevin Hines Motivation

 Mike Hanson – Director of Biblical Counseling Harvest Chapel

 Lori Loving- Assistant Superintendent Regional Office of Education

 Colleen Reynolds – Media Relations Coordinator OSF Healthcare

Partners include:  Harvest Bible Chapel, Warren Henderson Farm Bureau,  North Central Behavior Systems, Market Alley Wines and Tom Siegel for State’s Attorney

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