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UA Little Rock to host Suicide Prevention Panel

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual panel on suicide prevention at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13.

The panel will feature seven mental health professionals who will share skills and resources on how to help individuals who are struggling with suicidal ideations.

The panelists include:

  • Susie Reece, an author, public speaker, and violence prevention strategist and consultant
  • Karla Gentry, a licensed professor counselor who serves on the board of Suicide Prevention Allies and volunteers with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Albert Kittrell, lead psychiatrist for Wellpath, a corporate partner that provides medical and psychiatric services for the Arkansas Department of Corrections
  • Mia Polk, student support specialist for the UA Little Rock College of Business, Health, and Human Services and a field instructor for the UA Little Rock Master of Social Work program
  • Tyler West, a member of the Arkansas Suicide Prevention Council and board member for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Greg Adams, program coordinator for the Center for Good Mourning and Staff Bereavement Support at Arkansas Children’s Hospital
  • Carolyn Wray, a counselor at UA Little Rock Counseling Services.

The event, “Let’s Talk: Suicide Prevention Panel,” is hosted by UA Little Rock Counseling Services and MidSouth. Participants may join the panel via Zoom at this link.