18th Annual Judge David’s Community In-Service

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The 18th Annual Judge David’s Community In-Service is on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. This year’s theme is: “Keeping Our Kids in Safe Waters: How to Navigate the Depths of Mental Health Challenges and Suicide Prevention”.

Attendees will hear a powerful Keynote presentation from Kevin Hines. In September 2000, Kevin leapt off the Golden Gate Bridge, a method of suicide attempt that has resulted in death for most of the 2000 people who have made that jump since the bridge was erected in 1937. Kevin survived. In sharing his story, he fosters a bridge of hope between life and death for people caught in the pain of living with serious mental illness, difficult life circumstances, and more. His refreshing honesty, realism, advocacy, and appreciation of the complex conditions that contribute to mental illness is a much-needed guiding like through the darkness of societal stigma and discrimination.

The Keynote address will be followed by a presentation focusing on local resources to address youth and young adult mental health challenges and suicide prevention, and the annual youth presentation.

The In-Service will be held in the Witham Health Services Pavilion located at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Due to overwhelming response in the past, registration on the day of the event is no longer offered.

Please RSVP by SEPTEMBER 21, 2018. Registration is $50.00. Registration fee includes continental breakfast, break service and box lunch. Registrations received after September 21, 2018 will be $60.00. Registration forms can be found on the Judge David’s Community In-service facebook page and website or download here.