8:30-9:00       Check-in/Sign-in by attendees

9:00-9:15       Len Lantz: Opening Remarks

9:15-9:30       Juliana Hallows: Suicide Prevention for Montana Veterans

9:30-9:45       Jess Hegstrom: Man Therapy Project

9:45-10:15     Matt Kuntz: Impact Awards

10:15-10:30   Break

10:30-11:15   Wendy Lakso: Suicide Prevention in the VA from the National                                Level to Local Outreach 

11:15-11:45   Q/A Panel composed of morning speakers

11:45-1:30     Lunch on own


1:30-4:00       Kathryn Patrick: DBT Tools - Capability Enhancement for

                      Addressing Suicide Risk

Helena Civic Center

Montana Conference on Suicide Prevention

 rep jessica karjala       rep ed buttrey                rep mary caferro         Rep Joel krautter

Friday June 28, 2019; 9AM-4pm

'reaching out to help our neighbors'


Conference Faculty

Matt kuntz, JD                 Len Lantz, MD                   Kathryn Patrick, lcsw   Jennifer Preble, Lcsw

juliana hallows, lcpc   Jess Hegstrom              Karl Rosston, LCSW       Heather Zaluski, MD

US Sen jon tester           sen jen gross                 SEN Edie mcclafferty   REp jonathan windy boy

impact awards

Additional Info

  • This conference is free and open to the public but registration is required
  • Target audience: psychiatrists and other physicians, psychologists, therapists, nurses, physician's assistants, advocates and regular Montana citizens interested in preventing suicide
  • Continuing Education Units (5.0 CEU) available at no cost to attendees
  • The conference CEU certificates count toward Continuing Education Credits for LAC, SWP, CBHPSS, LCPC, MSW, LCSW, LFMT, Montana Psychologists and Montana Nurses. Click HERE for additional details.
  • Conference parking: public parking garage on Getchell Street.