I AM HERE Coalition
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TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Richardson Civic Center

411 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson, TX 75080

CEUs offered. $15 registration includes continental breakfast and box lunch.
Kosher and Halal meals available upon request.

Windows to Hope is a nondenominational conference open to all faiths.
    Did you know?
• 1 in 4 teens is bullied, and 3 out of 5 teens witness bullying daily.
• 1 in 6 teens engage in  self-harm, compared to 1 in 100 adults.
• High stress levels are the number one trigger for teen depression.
• Depression is the leading underlying factor for teen suicides.
• Suicide is the second leading cause of death among Texas teens.

People who work with youth in places of worship are in a position to see when a teen or young adult is struggling with emotional or psychological issues such as anxiety, depression, self-harm, eating disorders or substance abuse. Windows to Hope can equip you to more effectively meet the mental health needs of teens and young adults.

Examine the role of the faith community in caring for youth with mental health needs
Learn to recognize the symptoms of mental illness in teens and young adults
Discover resources in the community for mental health treatment and support
Learn how to respond to and support families with a young person who has mental illness
Keynote Speaker

Rev. Susan Hawkins Sager
Interfaith Pastoral Care
Past President, New Milestones Foundation

Plenary Session

Brad Schwall, D.Min.
Pastoral Counseling Center


Tony Walker, Ph.D., LPC-S
Uplift Education

Meghan Zuraw, J.D.
Texas Regional Office – Dallas, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Ryan Thomas
Hope's Door New Beginning Center

Vanita Halliburton
Grant Halliburton Foundation

Kimberly Martinez
The Elisa Project

Julie Landsaw, M.A., LPC-Intern
Mobile Counseling


Karen and Randall McCleskey


WLHYT - Vann

Dallas Behavioral       Vann

Partner with us as a conference sponsor––sign up today!

For information on sponsorship opportunities contact Jana Shafer at Jana@GrantHalliburton.org.

Presented by
An initiative of Grant Halliburton Foundation

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