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Mental Health KC Conference May 3 

Mental Health Kansas City (MHKC) is a day-long community conference focused on educating attendees about suicide prevention. The event features internationally known keynote speakers David W. Covington and Kevin Hines and more than 20 subject matter experts on topics of mental health and well-being.



LOCATION: Cerner Innovations Campus, 8779 Hillcrest Rd., Kansas City, Missouri 64138   
Secure Campus Requirements requires RSVP.


Internationally known speaker and advocate Kevin Hines is a suicide-attempt survivor and suicide prevention speaker. He survived jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge in 2000 in a suicide attempt. 
Kevin is a keynote at Mental Health KC Conference May 3, 2019.

David W. Covington

Internationally known speaker and advocate
David W. Covington leads the international initiatives CRISIS NOW and ZERO SUICIDE. David is a keynote at Mental Health KC Conference May 3, 2019

FREE Community Event  May 2

LIMITED SEATING. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Internationally known speaker and advocate Kevin Hines is a suicide survivor and suicide prevention speaker. He survived jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge in 2000 in a suicide attempt. This free event is intended for teachers, parents, and school professionals. It's a time to gain suicide prevention resources and hear Kevin's miraculous story.

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The Mental Health KC Conference is brought to you by the Metro Council which is comprised of the following members:

Comprehensive Mental Health


Johnson County Mental Health




Swope Health Services


Tri-County Mental Health


Truman Medical Center Behavioral Health


Wyandot Center


Mental Health America of the Heartland





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