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NMSU conference to address suicide and self-injury

WHO: Las Cruces Public Schools and the New Mexico State University

College of Education

WHAT: "Emerging Trends and Critical Issues" Suicide and Self-Injury

WHEN: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2007

WHERE: University Church of Christ located on the corner of Jordan Street and University Avenue in Las Cruces

The conference will address the frequency of suicide and self-harm as well as prevention strategies. Discussion will include local data on students who self-harm and a roundtable discussion on development and intervention strategies.

Scott Poland, associate professor of psychology at Nova Southeastern University will be the keynote speaker at the conference and Lisa Grayshield, assistant professor in the department of counseling and educational psychology will serve as moderator for the roundtable discussion during the final hour.

For more information contact Michelle Saenz at (575) 646-1348 or sfchair@nmsu.edu.