Part 1 - Welcome and Framing

  • Marjorie Morrison, PsychArmor Institute
  • Patrick Kennedy, The Kennedy Forum
  • Matt Collier, VA Center for Strategic Partnership
  • Annabelle Bryan, University of Utah

Part 2 - Building Resilience in our Communities

  • Dr. Meg Harrell, Moderator: Bob Woodruff Foundation
  • Stephanie Keegan, Gold Star Mother
  • Cicely Burrows-McElwain, SAMHSA
  • Dr. Megan McCarthy, VA Suicide Prevention Office

Part 3 - How to Respond

  • Terri Tanielian, Moderator: The Rand Corporation
  • Dave McIntyre, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
  • Dr. Ted Bonar, University of Utah
  • Dr. Elizabeth Olivia, VA Office of Mental Health Operations
  • Dr. Heidi Kraft, PsychArmor Institute

Part 4 - Supporting Recovery

  • Melissa Fitzgerald, Moderator: Justice for Vets
  • Gerard Ilaria, Headstrong
  • Steven Schwab, Elizabeth Dole Foundation
  • Wendy Lakso, DoD Suicide Prevention Office
  • Dr. Elyse Kaplan, VA Caregiver Support Program

Part 5 - Breakout Sessions/Close

Questions or concerns, please contact PsychArmor Institute at:





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5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110

Friday, April 7th, 2017 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Lunch Served

200 Seats Available on a First Come, First Serve Basis


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