NAPW Co-Sponsors June 26, 2013 Event in Indiana on Suicide, Mental Health & Healing

June 27, 2013

On June 26, 2013, at Butler University in Indianapolis, IN, Demia (Butler University’s student chapter of the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance); Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies at Butler University; and Indiana Religious Coalition for Reproductive Justice (IRCRC) co-hosted a community education event entitled "Experts Discuss Suicide, Mental Health, and Healing: What Helps and Should Pregnant Women Be Treated Differently?"

Experts Dr. Laura Miller, Stephen C. McCaffrey, and Dr. Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds spoke about suicide, mental health, and healing and their relationship to the Bei Bei Shuai case that is set for trial in September 2013.

NAPW co-sponsored the event along with 12 other local and national organizations: American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Indiana Chapter; Backline; Demia (Butler University student chapter of the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance); Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies at Butler University; Indiana Religious Coalition for Reproductive Justice (IRCRC); Law Students for Reproductive Justice at Indiana Maurer School of Law; Mental Health America of Indiana; National Alliance on Mental Illness Indiana; National Organization for Women, Indiana Chapter; National Perinatal Association.

NAPW reported on the success of the event here, and the video archive of the forum is available to watch here on NAPW’s website.