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VA Eastern Kansas Community Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Summit

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The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

2350 Petefish Drive

Lawrence, KS 66045

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VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System to host the 2019 Community Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Summit - Please note that doors open at 8:30 a.m. with time for registration and information gathering before our speakers take the stage at 9:00 a.m.

Join us as we listen to our nation's heroes and open a community conversation about mental health services, access to care, suicide prevention, healing and hope. We also want you to help us welcome special guests Mr. Jason Kander and Dr. Matthew Miller.

Jason Kander – former Missouri Secretary of State and Operation Enduring Freedom Veteran

https://jasonkander.com/

Matthew Miller, PhD., MPH, Acting Director, VA Suicide Prevention Program

https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/verify/verify-do-500-veterans-on-average-die-by-suicide-every-month/65-a71a300f-f6e2-4236-86d5-30ea551a232c



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8:00-8:30 Booth set-up

8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:30 Opening Remarks by VA Eastern Kansas CEO/Director Rudy Klopfer and Governor Laura Kelly

9:30-10:15 Mr. Jason Kander, Keynote

10:15-10:35 Break/Resource booths

10:35-11:30 Veteran panel – Voices of Hope and Healing & Introduction to Peer Support Services

11:30-1:00 Lunch- On Your Own

1:00-2:00 Dr. Matthew Miller, Keynote

2:00-2:30 Break/Resource booths

2:30-3:00 Ms. Marian Paulsen, MISSION Act

3:00-3:30 Ms. Natasha Fox, Decision Support Tool (DST) & Dr. Jenny Rosinski, VA Video Connect Demo

3:30-3:45 Dr. David Wichman, Telehealth Expansion

3:45-4:00 Wrap-up


Resource booths, including VA Health Eligibility Center for enrollment, will be available for attendees.


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The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

2350 Petefish Drive

Lawrence, KS 66045

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