THIRTEEN will host its second virtual event about suicide, this time as it relates to people working in the criminal justice and corrections fields. Understanding Suicide Among Justice-Impacted People: The Health, Trauma & Training Implications for Corrections Professionals, hosted in partnership with John Jay College of Criminal Justice, will take place on Tuesday, February 7 at 1:45 p.m.
Before the expert panel discussion, moderated by Jenna Flanagan of MetroFocus, the event will share an excerpt from the documentary Learning to Live: The Resilient Path After Prison, a co-production with Second Chance Studios fellows.
Gerard W. Bryant, Ph.D., Director of Counseling Services, Wellness Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Dana Mueller, Case Manager, Colorado Department of Corrections
Andy Potter, Founder, One Voice United, which gives correctional officers and staff a voice in national conversations about corrections and the criminal justice system.
Stephen Walker, Director, Correctional Health, California Correctional Peace Officers Association (CCPOA).
The virtual events of Understanding Suicide Among Justice-Impacted People and the film Learning to Live: The Resilient Path After Prison from Chasing the Dream continue the conversation of the national PBS broadcast special Facing Suicide. It is a priority of public media to engage with communities about suicide awareness and prevention.
If you are thinking about suicide or if you or someone you know is in emotional crisis, call or text 988 any time for confidential, free, crisis support. The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
Suicide Risk Among Justice-Impacted People: Panel Event, October, 2022
Learn about suicide among justice-impacted people with a conversation featuring Gerard W. Bryant, Ph.D. (Director of Counseling Services, Wellness Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice), James Severe (Inaugural Fellow, Second Chance Studios), and Stephen “Smoke” Thomas (Community Coordinator at D.R.U.M.), moderated by Nicole Lewis (Engagement Editor, The Marshall Project). This free, virtual event was hosted by THIRTEEN and John Jay College of Criminal Justice October 27, 2022,