Events in the New York City community
The spring 2013 Harm Reduction Training Calendar is available here.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center's schedule of events can be viewed here.
Events at The New School
What's the Tea?
Thursdays, 2:45-3:45 p.m., starting February 7
66 Fifth Avenue, room N-819
Come by and chat over tea and cookies at the new weekly social for LGBTQI students. Sponsored by the Queer Collective and Student Health Services. For more information, email email@example.com. This event is canceled on days when the university is closed and during holidays.
Know Your Rights Training
Thursday, April 18, 2:30–4:00 p.m.
66 Fifth Avenue, room 818A
Open to the New School Community only; no reservations required
FIERCE, a youth-led organization building leadership and power of LGBT youth of color, will be conducting the workshop for New School community members. The training will focus on how to respond and combat police harassment through community empowerment. Co-sponsored by Safe Zone, Student Health Services, the Queer Collective, the Office of Social Justice Initiatives, Student Housing and Residence Life, and Queerocracy. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Understanding and Reducing Suicide Risk in LGBTQ Populations
Saturday, May 4, 1:00–5:30pm
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street, mezzanine
Free; open to the public; reservations required online
Join the New York City Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at a conference for health professionals, advocates, and educators and their students and trainees to explore and address mental health and other factors that heighten suicide risk in LGBTQ people.
Opening Speaker: An Introduction to LGBTQ Suicide Risk and Prevention
Ann P. Haas, PhD, senior director of Education and Prevention, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Keynote Address: The LGBTQ Community and Mental Health—An Update
Jack Drescher, MD, training and supervising analyst, William A. White Institute; clinical associate professor of psychiatry, New York Medical College
- Connect, Accept, Respond, Empower: How to Support LGBTQ Youth
- Suicide Assessment and Prevention for LGBTQ Adults
- Always My Son: A Family Acceptance Project Film and Discussion
- Losing a LGBTQ Client/Patient to Suicide: Prevention for the Next Generation
Complimentary reception immediately following the program. For more information, email email@example.com.