International & Other Key Events
WASHINGTON, DC (September 2019) – Planning committee for Leadership Exchange of the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL).
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (July 2019) – Keynote on “Zero Suicide: Everything I Knew About Suicide Was Wrong” at the Russia Psychology Conference.
DENVER, COLORADO (April 2019) – As President, lead the American Association of Suicidology 52nd conference with Program Chair Chris Drapeau.
GHENT, BELGIUM (September 2018) – Present on Zero Suicide and Crisis Now at the European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behavior (ESSSB15).
ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (September 2018) – Host 4th Zero Suicide International summit partnering with Jan Mokkenstorm.
WASHINGTON, DC (July 2018) – Present at NASMHPD summer meeting on Crisis Now and Retreat models.
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA (July 2018) – Keynote on “Zero Suicide” at Suicide Prevention Australia Conference and meeting with S. Australia MH Commissioner.
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (July 2018) – Guest speaker at the Lifeline Australia 13 11 14 (Crisis Helpline) Conference Dinner.
BRISBANE & GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA (July 2018) – Keynote speaker at Queensland Health Clinical Excellence Division and meeting with Gold Coast MH Commissioner.
WASHINGTON, DC (June 2018) – Second meeting of the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) with DHHS Secretary Alex Azar.
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (May 2018) – Participate in International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership exchange (IIMHL).
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (May 2018) – Host first international urgent and emergency mental health crisis care summit with Caroline Dollery and IIMHL.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (May 2018) – Meeting and tour with leadership at Moscow Crisis and Suicidology Center at Lenskaya Ulitsa Hospital.
TYUMEN, RUSSIA (May 2018) – VII National Congress on Psychiatry, moderating half-day suicide prevention panel and presenting on Zero Suicide in Healthcare.
NYC, NEW YORK (May 2018) – Participate in panel on Crisis Now organized by Brian Hepburn at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting.
WASHINGTON, DC (April 2018) – Emcee for the first National Rally to Prevent Suicide on the steps of the US Capital, organization spear-headed by AFSP and SAVE.
WASHINGTON, DC (April 2018) – As President-Elect, lead the American Association of Suicidology conference with Program Chair Raymond Tucker.
NICE, FRANCE (March 2018) – Poster session on Crisis Now and participate in European Psychiatric Association Congress alongside Kevin Hines.
SHANGHAI, CHINA (December 2017) – Present at the International Conference on Urbanization, Modernization, Globalization and Suicide at Shanghai University.
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK (September 2017) – Participate in the “Together Against Stigma: Overcoming Barriers in Mind and Society” eighth conference.
WASHINGTON, DC (August 2017) – Inaugural meeting of the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) with DHHS Secretary Tom Price.
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (July 2017) – Meet with NZ Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman at the Beehive in Wellington and host one-day National Zero Suicide Forum.
KUCHING (BORNEO), MALAYSIA (July 2017) – Moderate symposium on Zero Suicide and special plenary lecture at IASP World Congress.
JINAN, CHINA (May 2017) – Present at Shandong University School of Public Health and Center for Suicide Prevention Research International Summit with Professor Zhang Jie.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (May 2017) – Visit the Korea Suicide Prevention Center and meet with Professor Jong-Ik Park from Kangwon National University College of Medicine.
SEATTLE, WA (April 2017) – Meeting at RI International Fife Crisis Center with Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier.
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (March 2017) – Partners with Grow to host community summit on Zero Suicide, and “Ask the CEO” town hall with RI’s farthest away office.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (March 2017) – Partners with Beyond Blue, Susan Beaton Consulting and Victorian Dept of Health on two days of presentations and conversations.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (February 2017) – Host third Zero Suicide International summit in partnership with Suicide Prevention Australia and IIMHL.
THE WHITE HOUSE (September 2016) – Invited participant to the final session in the Making Health Care Better series (Suicide Prevention).
HONG KONG, CHINA (September 2016) – Partners with Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention on a Zero Suicide lecture and meetings with team at University of Hong Kong.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (September 2016) – Kick off speaker for Healthcare Conferences UK summit Towards Zero Suicide: Preventing Suicide, Saving Lives.
TOKYO, JAPAN (May 2016) – Chair symposium Zero Suicide: International Declaration for Better Healthcare at IASP Asia Pacific Conference and meetings with government officials.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (February 2016) – Kick off speaker for Public Health England summit with Zero Suicide pilot programs.
YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM (February 2016) – Keynote speaker at W. Yorkshire Building Resilience and Well-being conference.
THE WHITE HOUSE (January 2016) – Invited participant to the White House Dialogue on Men’s Health and Depression hosted by Cabinet Secretary Broderick Johnson.
THE WHITE HOUSE (October 2015) – Present Zero Suicide in Healthcare initiative at the White House Global Mental Health Day for Suicide Prevention Summit (see blog).
VANCOUVER, CANADA (September 2015) – Present update to International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL).
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (September 2015) – Host second Zero Suicide International summit in partnership with BHL and IIMHL.
MONTREAL, CANADA (June 2015) – Workshop speaker on Crisis Now and Zero Suicide initiatives at International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP) World Congress.
OSLO, NORWAY (June 2015) – Plenary speaker on Empowering People for Recovery at Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services conference.
THE PENTAGON (January 2015) – Co-present update on Zero Suicide at the Action Alliance Executive Committee meeting with Dr. Mike Hogan and Karen Johnson.
THE WHITE HOUSE (September 2014) – Invited participant to the White House Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Briefing with Obama Administration officials.
TALLINN, ESTONIA (August 2014) – Present on Zero Suicide with NIMH’s Jane Pearson at the European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behavior (ESSSB15).
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (August 2014) – Tours of GGZinGeest and 113Online and TV interview alongside Dr. Jan Mokkenstorm.
DUBLIN, IRELAND (June 2014) – Invited participant to the IIMHL Dublin Dialogues: Discussing the Future for Mental Health Two Day Kilmainham Conference.
OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM (June 2014) – Host first ever Zero Suicide International summit at IIMHL suicide prevention match facilitated by Dr. Keith Hawton.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (March 2014) – Whistle-stop speaker tour including dinner with Minister of Health in President’s Dining Room at Parliament House New South Wales.
CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND (March 2014) – Plenary Address/Grand Rounds on Zero Suicide initiative at Canterbury Medical College.
OSLO, NORWAY (September 2013) – Chair panel workshop on Zero Suicide initiative at the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) World Congress.
BELFAST, N. IRELAND (November 2012) – Keynote speaker on Zero Suicide at Contact Northern Ireland “Suicide Prevention: What Works?” conference.
BEIJING, CHINA (September 2011) – Magellan Health received Peter Lee Good Practices award at International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP) World Congress.
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (December 2007) – Present at National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors summer meeting on Georgia Crisis & Access Line model (NASMHPD).
VIENNA, AUSTRIA (February 2003) – Kennesaw State University executive MBA international business project and residency Part 2.
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA (February 2003) – Kennesaw State University executive MBA international business project and residency Part 1.
AMMAN, JORDAN (September 1990) – Grace Community International annual Fall convention.
BESANCON, FRANCE (June 1989) – Grace Community International summer youth camp staff counselor.
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (May 1989) – Grace Community International overseas project summer break and group educational travel.
CAIRO, EGYPT (December 1988) – Grace Community International overseas project winter break and group educational travel.
AMMAN, JORDAN (August 1988 – May 1989) – Grace Community International joint venture with Jordanian Sports Federation for the Disabled (Seoul Paralympics).
SOUSTONS, FRANCE (September 1987) – Grace Community International annual Fall convention.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND (September 1986) – Grace Community International annual Fall convention.
40 Countries Visited
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