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MSPTF Represented at Mental Health Wellness Conference

March 21, 2017

Representatives from the Montachusetts Suicide Prevention Task Force attended the fourth annual Mental Health Awareness Conference on March 21st at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center in Leominster. 

The conference was co-hosted by Mount Wachusett Community College and the SHINE Initiative and featured an outstanding lineup of speakers/panelists, highlighted by keynote speaker *Paul Dalio, whose film “Touched with Fire”* has drawn acclaim for its genuine depiction and insight to bipolar disorder.

Presenters also included:

  • Dr. Judson Brewer, director of research at the UMass Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness;
  • Dr. Barrie Baker, Director of Tufts Health Public Plans Clinical Activities;
  • Senator Jennifer Flanagan, chair of the Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Use & Recovery.