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Registration Deadline
November 16th, 2023
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Free online, $2500 in person
Recording | Zero Suicide Institute Global Forum
November 16th, 2023
10:30am-7:00pm ET • 8:30am-5:00pm MT

Sign up now for the 2023 Zero Suicide Institute Global Forum, part of the Behavioral Health Tech conference live from Phoenix, Arizona. Join online for free!

About the Event

Introducing the 2023 Zero Suicide Institute Global Forum, in partnership with Behavioral Health Tech (BHT2023). BHT2023 is an integrated online/virtual and in-person event that brings together top healthcare leaders, behavioral health experts, digital health innovators, and policymakers from around the world to revolutionize access to behavioral healthcare.

With BHT's support, we're launching a Zero Suicide track, designed to advance healthcare systems and industry leaders' progress towards effective safer suicide care. Expect riveting discussions on topics including:

  • Visionary leadership
  • Data-driven approaches
  • Hope and recovery principles
  • Effective treatment for suicidal individuals
  • The transformative power of Zero Suicide on healthcare culture

The Zero Suicide track includes a live panel at BHT2023 as well as a free all-day virtual event on November 16th, 2023. The in-person conference will take place in Phoenix, AZ at the Arizona Biltmore Waldorf Astoria. The full agenda for the virtual track is available on the BHT website.

Sign up for the Global Forum and have access to the recordings all year. Throughout this event, healthcare leaders will have the opportunity to learn, network, and collaborate with other leaders from across the globe.

Don't miss this opportunity to accelerate Zero Suicide implementation and ignite progress like never before. Get ready for a unique experience at the 2023 Zero Suicide Institute Global Forum!

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How to Register

To register, follow the link to the BHT website then take the following steps:

  • Choose the “registration” button in red
  • Choose to register with either your email or your LinkedIn, followed by your email
  • Choose “Register for the virtual-only conference access”

After completing your personal details, you'll be prompted to select which programs you would like to be invited to. Feel free to choose any of interest. Be sure to scroll under November 16th and choose:

"Zero Suicide Global Forum—Would you like to receive an invitation to our Zero Suicide Coffee Break networking events with healthcare executives led by our suicide prevention partner Zero Suicide Institute?  

This will ensure you will be added to our list to receive an invite about the coffee chats that will happen at a later date. 

You can then choose whether you would like to make a donation to the event. You'll be given the option to share your attendance on your LinkedIn page.

Attending in Person

Be sure to attend the session "Transforming Health Care to Improve Suicide Prevention: Activating the Levers" in-person panel at BHT2023. The panel will include the Director of EDC’s Zero Suicide Institute and VP of Suicide Prevention Strategy, Julie Goldstein Grumet.


Full schedule:

Welcome & Keynote
  • Julie Goldstein Grumet, Zero Suicide Institute Director and EDC Vice President 
Suicide Prevention Must Be a Priority in Healthcare
  • Karen Johnson, Senior Vice President, UHS
  • Dr. Ian Dawe, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
  • Matthew Welch, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Gold Coast Mental Health
  • Prof. Joe Rafferty CBE., CEO Mersey Care NHS Trust
Zero Suicide: The Outcomes
  • Dr. Claire Iverson, Clinical Psychologist, Mersey Care
  • Dr. Jennifer Kilcoyne, Clinical Psychologist, Mersey Care
  • Dr. Jerneja Sveticic, Health Intelligence and Research Manager, Gold Coast Primary Health Network
  • Dr. Celine Larkin, Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry at University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
  • Virna Little, PsyD, Zero Overdose
Beyond the "What": Leveraging Implementation Science in the "How" of Zero Suicide
  • Kathy Lisborg, Clinical Social Worker, Education Development Center
  • Becky Stoll, Senior Vice President, Crisis Services, Centerstone
Tracking and Managing Your Data: Using the Zero Suicide Data Dashboard
  • Adam Chu, Project Director, EDC
Treatment of Suicide: A Research Roundup
  • David A. Jobes, PhD., ABPP, Professor of Psychology, The Catholic University of America
Technology-Powered and Human-Centered: Effective Population-Based Approaches to Suicide Screening and Care
  • Dr. Andrew Bertagnolli, Director, One Medical
  • Dr. James Lyda, Virtual Medical Director, One Medical
  • Dr. Dan Joyce, Psychiatrist and Professor at University of Liverpool
Meaningful & True System Change: The Patient Experience
  • Steve Mallen, co-Founder, Zero Suicide Alliance (UK)
  • Tiffani Simmons, Changemaker
  • Hayley Purdon, Founder CriticLE
Caring for the Caregiver: Prioritizing Employee Health & Wellbeing
  • Dr. Kathy Turner, Executive Director, Metro North Mental Health
  • Dr. Corey Feist, Founder and CEO of the Lorna Breen Foundation
Wrap-Up & Goodbye
  • Julie Goldstein Grumet, Zero Suicide Institute Director and EDC Vice President 


This is a free virtual event that we are doing in partnership with Zero Suicide Alliance in the U.K., Zero Suicide Institute of Australasia, and Behavioral Health Tech (BHT2023).

Julie Goldstein Grumet
Director, Zero Suicide Institute
Vice President, Education Development Center
Senior Health Care Advisor, Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Dr. Julie Goldstein Grumet, Director of the Zero Suicide Institute, provides strategic direction to healthcare systems to improve the identification and treatment of people at risk for suicide.