Coaching Suicide Awareness 3rd Annual eSummit
Sunday, September 10, 2023 4:00 - 7:00 PM EST
Monday, September 11, 2023 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST
No cost, this event is FREE
Coaching Suicide Awareness is hosting their 3nd Annual Virtual eSummit.
The emphasis this year is on helping those affected by suicide and learning practical
skills and strategies for responding to people in crisis.
Go to the website to see the speaker's topics and schedule, and to register for the eSummit:
Register at: http://coachingsuicideawareness.com/esummit-2023/
Coaches can receive up to 8 ICF approved Continuing Coach Education credits (one for
each session attended live). Feel free to share this email with other professionals
who might be interested in growing in suicide awareness.
International Day of Hope and Healing After Loss
Monday, March 6, 2023, from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM PT
In need of a dose of hope? The International Day of Hope and Healing After Loss is a free online experience on Monday, March 6, 2023, from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM PT, brought to you by The Open
to Hope Foundation with the mission of helping people find hope after loss. Their mission is to
provide an uplifting day of hope and healing to those grieving the loss of a loved one. Their
expert presenters in the field of grief and loss are devoted to supporting the bereaved and
have generously donated their time, talents, and advice to share with you.
Topics Include: Long-term Complications for Children and Teens, Afterlife, How We Go On,
Self-Compassion and The Path Forward, Parent Loss, Child Loss, Connection, Partner Loss,
"Listen, World!” Empowering Lessons in Grief From a Woman Writer Born 100 Years Ago,
Sibling Loss, and more. They look forward to spending this special day with you; if you’ve
lost hope, lean on theirs until you find your own.
Register for FREE at www.opentohope.com/conference/
Beauty for Ashes Gathering 2022
Save the Date - October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM CST
Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive, Hurst, Texas 76054
Virtual Option is Available!
Gathering Hope is a collective experience for bereaved mothers, held each October to both
remember our children and honor our unique motherhood. As fellow survivors, they invite you to
join them for powerful speakers, uplifting worship, and a sacred, intimate atmosphere where you are
regarded as a truly honored guest. Inspired by Isaiah 61, we are excited to share this year’s theme,
BEAUTY FOR ASHES. "He has sent me to...bind up the brokenhearted...to comfort all who mourn...to give
them a crown of beauty in place of ashes..."Isaiah 61:1-3. Gathering Hope has hosted an annual
Gathering for miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss survivors since 2015.
This year, they are thrilled to announce that we have THREE different ways where you can
connect with the people who understand you most…other moms.
1. Their first ever FULL DAY CONFERENCE! You will experience worship, be encouraged
by guest speakers, intentionally connect with other women, attend breakout sessions,
meet with specially selected vendors and MORE.
2. Attend Gathering 2022 Virtually. You’ll be able to simultaneously view the worship
session, our speakers *and* gather in breakouts rooms with other attendees, just like
we do at our in-person Gathering.
3. Gather with other loss moms in your area. By streaming the Gathering 2022 worship & speaker
sessions and using the Leadership Kit as your guide, you’ll be empowered to host a Gathering!
How will YOU join them for Gathering 2022?
You matter, Mama. Your baby matters. Your story matters.
SAVE THE DATE and register at www.gatheringhope.org
Visit the Facebook Event at https://www.facebook.com/events/353153200036029
FREE Fall Grief Conference hosted by Mourning Joy
September 27 - 29, 2022 via Zoom
Join MOURNING JOY for their FREE Fall Grief Conference scheduled for Sept. 27, 28, & 29, 2022 with Sonja Camden, CPGC, MSSW, as the keynote speaker. Sonja Camden, Founder & President of Mourning Joy, along
with the Board of Directors, invites you to join Sonja for a FREE 3-day power-packed conference, all from
the comfort of your home via Zoom. A professional comprehensive power point is provided, with each
2-hour session filled with a different topic, yet still specific to grief and how to move forward towards
restored hope. Each day will end with an opportunity for Q&A and a time of sharing.
Reserve your seat soon by emailing at: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will receive a reply upon registration with an ID for daily drawings.
Follow @mourning_joy on Instagram and visit: https://mourningjoy.net/ for more details.
FREE Virtual Global Grief Conference: Creative Ways to Find Your Grief Support Community
All are invited to attend the FREE Virtual Global Grief Conference from April 29th-May 2nd.
This unique event will feature grief experts, podcasters, and guest speakers from across the world
for workshops and presentations on topics including support for grieving children, pregnancy/infant loss,
loss of a spouse/partner, physical effects of grieving, loss of a child, suicide loss, healing from trauma,
therapeutic art, how mental health is affected by grief, and much more!
My Grief Connection founder, Sara Cobb, is thrilled to be included in a lineup of inspirational speakers
and workshop presenters at the Virtual Global Grief Conference. She'll be presenting a session on,
"Creative Ways to Find Your Grief Support Community," on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 11:00 PM MST.
Sincere appreciation goes out to Tony Lynch and Deborah Dee Bird, and all the organizers, for including
MGC in what will no doubt be an extremely impactful conference. This event will be interpreted in Spanish.
Sign up at www.tinyurl.com/globalgriefconference
The Mental Wellness Connection Online Summit
April 18 - 24, 2022
The Mental Wellness Connection is a FREE online summit taking place April 18th-24th
that aims to answer these questions and much more. It’s full of practical wisdom and
simple but powerful pathways to improving your mental health from a root cause
perspective and accelerate your healing potential on all fronts.
This transformative summit can help you:
- Identify and address the underlying causes of any mental health challenges you may be facing
- Harness the restorative and nourishing power of sleep
- Stabilize and boost your energy and motivation
- Understand the brain-gut connection
- Find natural solutions for depression, anxiety, and ADHD outside of outdated healthcare paradigms
- Implement diet, detox, and nutrition strategies into your daily routine
And much more!
This event is particularly special because it brings together a panel of the world’s most trusted mental health advocates including doctors, therapists, nutritionists, energy workers, and more. You won’t just learn valuable ways to improve your diet, exercise, and sleep hygiene—you’ll also discover the science behind how your gut, mitochondria, and more impact your mental health moment to moment. In other words, you’ll come away with a big picture understanding of WHY your body and mind are connected, as well as exactly HOW you can nurture this relationship to experience greater purpose, joy, and connection in life.
Register for the FREE at: https://mentalwellness.byhealthmeans.com/
The Purpose Driven Entrepreneur Conference: How to Grieve and Be An Entrepreneur
April 14, 2022, Starting at 10:00 AM CT
Has someone you loved died recently? Do you struggle with understanding the emotions you are experiencing? Do you not know if you should move one or pause to grieve the loss of your loved one?
Do you want to THRIVE and not just SURVIVE? The Purpose Driven Entrepreneur conference will be
focused on grief. Providing you with tips and strategies from experts in the field.
Could any of these topics help you? If so, you are not alone!
- Why do we grieve anyway?
- Coping with transitions in life
- How to choose positive pathways
- The Difference between mourning and grieving
- Practical Resilience for Tough Times
- Are You Ready to "Graduate" from Your Grief?
- How to build resilience among teams during these turbulent times.
At The Purpose Driven Entrepreneur Conference, along with host Michelle O'Connor, we will
be joined by experts as we talk about “How to grieve and be an entrepreneur.”
Let’s come together and make the talk about loss normal!
Get your free access at: https://thepurposedrivenentrepreneur.net
FREE Virtual Global Grief Conference
SAVE THE DATE & MARK YOUR CALENDARS! April 29 - May 2, 2022
Worldwide Trained Grief Coaches Helping our Communities
Co-Hosted by Dee Bird of Unplug Grief Ministries & Tony Lynch of Memories of Us
What: Virtual Global Grief Conference
When: April 29-May 2, 2022, 8am ET (7am CT, 6am MT, 5am PT)
Begins & ends within 72 hour period....3-full days!
Who: Anyone interested in or looking for support in grief
Why: Find community, resources, growth, healing in the human experience that is Grief
Details: This will be a free conference with presentations and workshops from grief leaders
and speakers from around the world. For 72 hours straight we will be offering our best tips and
tools from our trade skills and from our personal experiences with grief.
Sara Cobb, My Grief Connection Founder, will be offering a presentation on
Saturday, April 30th at 10:00 PM PT/11:00 PM MT.
Join us by reserving your seat today at: Reimagine or Facebook
***Please note that at the registration, it is also asking for a donation. This is NOT Global Grief Conference asking for it. It is Reimagine who is sponsoring our event and they are a 501-3 non-profit.
It is optional, not mandatory; but it is a gift of love..***
The event will be LIVE streamed to the following locations:
StreamYard YouTube Facebook
2nd Annual Virtual Grief Summit
April 28th & 29th from 9:00 AM - 4:40 PM CDT
The 2nd Annual Virtual Grief Summit is the premier virtual event for healing professionals working with grief and loss. Death and loss feel so much closer now. And grieving is so different. Our journeys’ no longer focused on a single loss. Instead, we’re facing an accumulation of heartbreaks, sudden traumas, and a seemingly endless sense of uncertainty and collective loss. It all adds up, overwhelming us and making grief harder to process, leading to prolonged grief disorder, anxiety, depression, etc. PESI and Grief.com have teamed up to line up the most prominent names and best instructors for their 2nd annual Virtual Grief Summit, the world’s largest gathering of professionals working with grief. And because the tools and techniques shared at this summit are critical to your work, they are offering free access to the entire 2-day live event. The summit will feature David Kessler, Megan Devine, Claire Bidwell Smith, Litsa Williams, and five other acclaimed experts. This is the place to get the most up-to-date strategies and interventions so you can help clients cope and facilitate healthy grief in this unprecedented time.
In just 2 days, you’ll get a comprehensive toolbox for addressing the most challenging issues for grieving clients in today’s destabilizing world, including:
- Techniques for navigating collective grief and uncertainty
- Proven strategies to promote connection and personal growth
- Practical tools for traumatic grief and mourning
- Unique strategies to create safe spaces for culturally diverse clients to grieve
- How to ethically use self-disclosure to enhance your work with grieving clients
- Expressive arts interventions for grieving children
- The opportunity to upgrade and earn up to 12 LIVE CE hours
- Interactive Q&A and handouts for each session
- FREE archive access to ALL summit recordings for 14 days
And much more!
You’ll connect with an entire community of people just like you, so you can get the inspiration and support
you need to feel re-energized and ready to tackle this most important work. Whether you’re a
psychotherapist, social worker, hospice worker, or anyone in the helping professions, this is your chance
to feel more prepared than ever to counsel, treat and walk alongside the grieving.
Register to join the event on April 28th & 29th from 9:00 AM - 4:40 PM CDT
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!
*CE credit is available for an additional cost. Register for more information.
Presented in partnership with PESI & Grief.com
Register today at: https://bit.ly/GriefSummit
Grieve Into Greater Summit
Begins On April 11, 2022 and Goes For 21 Days
Discover how the pain of grief can unlock your life and GREATER purpose at the FREE Grieve Into Greater Summit.
Join 21 speakers, authors & experts share how to access the wisdom, power & healing gifted in grieving, starting on April 11, 2022, for 21 days! The biggest shifts happen inside us when we learn how to process pain - grief, loss, disappointment. When we gift ourselves with integration, magic happens. Host Isa Rooney, Founder of the
Inner Success Alignment Method™️, is bringing together 21 experts, authors, speakers, ministers, coaches & therapists to share their wisdom, tips, tools, freebies, & resources in this FREE summit!
Join the summit for FREE at: www.grieveintogreater.com
Registration is now open for NAMICon 2022, taking place virtually June 14–16!
As one of the largest community gatherings of mental health advocates in the U.S., NAMICon provides an
incredible opportunity to bring awareness, resources and solutions to a wider audience of people affected by mental health conditions — both nationally and globally. The pandemic and global events of the past two years have had a profound effect on everyone’s mental health — individuals, youth, families, communities of color and frontline professionals. It’s more important than ever for us to join Together for Mental Health, a timely
and appropriate theme for NAMI's 2022 convention. Registration rates will remain low for 2022:
Only $10 for students and peers, $15 for NAMI members and $25 for non-members.
Register now at: https://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Attend-the-NAMI-National-Convention
3rd Annual Bereaved Mother's Day Conference 2022
In-Person & Virtual, Sunday, May 1, 2022, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM CST
Find hope & healing at the 3rd Annual Bereaved Mother’s Day Conference - A Healing Collective, a very special event specifically created to help renew a grieving mother’s heart. Lisa Price, mother to precious Ari Harper Price, will be hosing this healing gathering on Sunday, May 1, 2022, from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST.
This event is for all grieving moms, no matter the age or how long it has been since your child died.
Female supporters are also encouraged to purchase a ticket to attend and participate in the day’s speaker
sessions and wellness activities alongside their grieving friend or family member. Feel equipped and empowered
on your grief and life journey, honoring both your child’s life and your own.
Experience this unforgettable event live and in-person this year at The Box Milwaukee (311 E. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202) located right in the heart of downtown. Your ticket includes a lovely brunch in the company of other grieving moms to share, connect, honor, and remember your children together. All materials for the event will be provided. Each guest takes home a special swag bag full of goodies to enjoy as well! Invite your best
friends & supporters to grab a ticket to take part in this experience with you!
For bereaved mothers unable to attend the in-person conference, this convenient online option allows you to
still participate in the keynote speaker sessions and wellness activities. A private live stream will be hosted
by Alanna Knobben of Carry You With Me, one of their Healing Collective team members and special presenters.
You will be fully supported to enjoy your virtual experience with ease as you connect with other loss moms
from the comfort of your own home!
Whether joining online or in-person, you will experience powerful and knowledgeable keynote speakers
and special guests offering a variety of healing modalities such as therapeutic grief art, expressive
movement, and meditation, live music & worship, with intentional conversations and connections
to help encourage, inspire, motivate, and renew your wellbeing at the conference.
Honor yourself and the life of your child as you connect with other grieving moms from around the world
and experience healing! Feel refreshed and empowered to navigate your grief journey with purpose and
possibility! Invite your best girlfriends & supporters to join you as they will learn ways to support you.
Thanks in part to the generosity of their amazing sponsors they are able to offer all conference tickets at
a fraction of the actual costs incurred allowing more attendees to experience this transformational event.
Proceeds benefit the charities of choice of each keynote speaker and presenter, as well as the bereavement
fund at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
To register or learn more visit www.betternotbittermom.com and
use the code MGC10 to get 10% OFF your registration!
*Proceeds benefit the Bereavement Fund at Children's Hospital Wisconsin and
each guest speaker's individual charity of choice
International Day of Hope and Healing After Loss Conference 2022
Monday, March 14, 2022 from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM PT
In need of a dose of hope? Please join Open To Hope for their International Day of Hope and Healing after Loss with experts in the field of grief and loss devoted to supporting the bereaved. Their mission is to provide an uplifting day of hope and healing to those grieving the loss of a loved one. The International Day of Hope and Healing after Loss is a free online experience brought to you by the Open to Hope Foundation with the mission of helping people find hope after loss. Their expert presenters have generously donated their time, talents, and advice to share with you on topics including Growth from Grief, Widowhood, Military Loss, Loss of a Child, Supporting Grieving Children, Sibling Loss, Parent Loss, After-Death Communication, Physical Healing after Loss, and Finding Meaning After Loss.
Get your FREE ticket to this year's conference at https://tinyurl.com/OTH2022
You can view last year's conference on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/r8pOKHyxwnQ
6th annual Conference on Suicide: Equity and Equality in Suicide Prevention –
Expanding the Conversation and Offering Solutions
January 27 - 29, 2002
This three day conference will explore solutions to the challenges that contribute to inequities and inequalities in our systems and in ourselves. The 2022 conference will dig deep to look for solutions to increases in suicide and suicidal attempts in diverse communities with a focus on what prevention models, evidence-based training programs and treatment modalities are working to make a difference and save lives.
The first day of the conference is the annual School Summit, presented by The Children’s Foundation, with sessions and speakers focused on education and youth. The second day of the conference, presented by the Dolores and
Paul Lavins Foundation, features expanded conversations and solutions to the increased suicide risk in marginalized communities. The final day of the conference is dedicated to survivors and the elimination of stigma and is presented by the Joseph J. Laurencelle Memorial Foundation. Saturday’s survivor program will be FREE and available as part of all conference registrations as well as being live streamed on Facebook in conjunction with Detroit Public Television: Kevin Fischer of NAMI MI, Jordan Burnham, Barb Smith and a survivor panel moderated
by Amelia Lehto. On Thursday and Friday, there will be 10 breakout sessions covering a variety of subjects of interest to educators, mental health professionals and suicide prevention advocates.
Registration for the conference will be $150 to attend the three-day conference and $100 for the
3rd Annual School Summit only. The Saturday Program is FREE of charge, but you must register in advance.
Student rates are available.
Register for the conference at: https://kevinssong.org/conference/
33rd Annual Healing After Suicide Loss Conference
Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM EST
Registration Fee: $20
The 33rd Annual Healing After Suicide Loss Conference, hosted by the
American Association for Suicidology, will be held virtually on Saturday,
June 12, 2021 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM EST. AAS hopes to create a space for
sharing, learning, and healing for loss survivors. The conference will include
workshops, sharing sessions, and a presentation from AAS' 2021 Loss
Survivor Award winner, Lena Heilmann.
For full schedule and presentation descriptions, and to register please visit https://www.aasconference.org/haslc
Attendees will receive more information including access links in their confirmation email after registration.
FREE Conscious Grief Series: How to Navigate Through Grief to Find Joy, Connection and Happiness AgainRead Now
FREE Conscious Grief Series: How to Navigate Through Grief to Find Joy, Connection and Happiness Again
Hosted by Tara Nash beginning on May 11, 2021.
Sign up to receive two interviews each day for 12 days.
Register at: https://www.conscious-grief.com/
This series of online interviews will cover topics including:
- How grief and anxiety are connected
- Child Loss
- How grief stays with you, but changes over time
- How grief manifests in the body
- Loss of a spouse
- How pets grieve as well
- How grief manifests in romantic relationships
- How movement and body work can help with releasing grief
- Grief involved in fertility difficulties and becoming a parent
...and much more!
Join the Facebook community at: https://www.facebook.com/consciousgriefseries
Connect with Tara on Instagram at @tara_nash_seeker
Instagram LIVE Event: Conscious Grief
Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM MST/3:00 PM EST on IGTV @my_grief_connection
Join My Grief Connection founder, Sara Cobb as she speaks with Tara Nash, Spiritual Psychologist,
Kundalini Yoga Teacher, and host of the upcoming Conscious Grief Series. Tara will give us a sneak peak of
what the series sessions will cover! Tara will share about the death of her father from a sudden heart attack
when she was 9 years old and her mother's death from breast cancer when she was 21 years old.
Surprisingly, no therapist or coach ever attributed her struggles to grief. These experiences have inspired
Tara to uncover the mysteries and misidentifications of grief and now she has a passion to share the
gifts of grief and why feeling pain can be our super power!
The FREE Conscious Grief Series: How to Navigate Through Grief to Find Joy, Connection and Happiness Again
begins on May 11, 2021. Sign up to receive two interviews each day for 12 days.
Register for the Conscious Grief Series at: https://www.conscious-grief.com/
Catch the LIVE on IGTV @my_grief_connection on Sunday , May 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM MST/3:00 PM EST.
Connect with Tara on Instagram at @tara_nash_seeker
Join the Facebook community at: https://www.facebook.com/consciousgriefseries
If you missed the LIVE you can watch the replay of My Grief Connection founder, Sara Cobb, and Lisa Price,
the founder of Grieve Breathe Believe, as they talk about the realities of the grief of child loss, as well as how bereaved parents can find healing and hope after loss. Lisa shares details about the 2nd Annual Bereaved
Mother's Day Virtual Conference she is hosting for mom who have lost a child on Sunday, May 2, 2021.
Watch the LIVE above or by visiting: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CN0WvnWKa5v/...
Lisa Price is a wellness coach for grieving parents, the founder of Grieve. Breathe. Believe., and creator of the
4:13 Method grief support program and community facilitator for bereaved parents cultivating a safe,
yet productive space to rediscover and reconstruct their lives after the death of their child.
Purchase tickets for the 2nd Annual Bereaved Mother's Day Virtual Conference with the coupon code CONNECTION20 to get $20 OFF your registration fees! Every purchase through today, Sunday, April 18th
receives a FREE card deck set of 52-Week Affirmations for Grieving Parents.
Get tickets at: https://www.mygriefconnection.org/events.htm
2nd Annual Bereaved Mother's Day Virtual Conference 2021
Save the Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 9:00 AM - 4 PM CST.
Celebrating and honoring the beautiful BeReAVEd mother that you are!
Guest Speakers/Experts in the Field of Grief & Bereavement - Healing Sound Bath - Guided Meditation
- Powerful Yoga Flow - Therapeutic Art - Writing through Grief - Special Performances - Prize Giveaways and MORE!
Honor yourself and the life of your child as you connect with other grieving moms from around the world and experience healing! Feel refreshed and empowered to navigate your grief journey with purpose and possibility!
Invite your best girlfriends & supporters to join you as they will learn ways to support you.
*Proceeds benefit the Bereavement Fund at Children's Hospital Wisconsin and each guest
speaker's individual charity of choice
Every purchase through April 18 receives a FREE card deck set of 52-Week Affirmations for Grieving Parents
(a $20 value) delivered to your door!
Don't wait... these are only available for purchases made by April 18!
Click the images below to purchase tickets or learn more information.
Use the discount code CONNECTION20 to get $20 OFF your registration fees.
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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