May 2, 2019

More than 500 community members will gather Friday May 3, 2019 at the Cerner Innovations Campus in Kansas City for a day-long conference focused on educating attendees about suicide prevention. The event features internationally known keynote speakers David W. Covington and Kevin Hines and more than 20 subject matter experts on topics of mental health and well-being.

Kevin Hines is a suicide survivor and suicide prevention speaker. He survived jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge in 2000 in a suicide attempt.

David W. Covington leads the international initiatives Crisis Now and Zero Suicide.

Mental Health Kansas City 2019 Conference is the day-long community event focused on educating attendees about mental illness and mental well-being. Reservations are required. Space is limited. The Mental Health KC 2019 Conference, sponsored by the Metropolitan Council of Community Mental Health Centers and Cerner Corporation, is held in connection with national Mental Health Month in May. The full-day event will also feature 20+ presenters who champion the interests of local adults and children living with mental illness. Education sessions focus on topics that include suicide, anxiety, depression, opioid addictions, as well as a host of other topics that adversely affect mental well-being. The target audience includes Corporate Leaders, Employers, HR Specialists, Business Owners, Community Members, First-Responders, and Mental Health Advocates.

The conference will take place on the Cerner Innovations Campus located at 8779 Hillcrest Road in Kansas City.

PLUS! Free pre-conference event for teachers, parents, and school professionals on May 2nd.

“A Night with Kevin Hines” is a free community event intended for teachers, parents, and school professionals.

This free event is intended for teachers, parents, and school professionals. It’s a time to gain suicide prevention resources and hear Kevin’s miraculous story. Seats are limited. Registration required.

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