“Insherah Sughayer is Florida native.
As a Clinical Director and licensed mental health counselor, Insherah has a unique perspective on the complex relationship between the biological, psychological, and social relationship that impacts one’s response to stress. She is currently a clinical director at an inpatient psychiatric hospital helping therapists, social workers, student, and nurses manage the social services and therapeutic needs of adults, adolescents, and children
She has extensive experience working with victims of trauma, college students, and populations struggling with PTSD, Major Depressive Disorder. Schizophrenia, and Bipolar Disorder, and eating disorders. Treatment settings include private practice, PHP/IOP, and acute inpatient care.
Mental Health affects us all. We must push past the stigma and face the discomfort of the topic in order to address the silent issues that have the most pervasive impacts. “
Understanding Suicide RiskAssessing and managing suicide risk is a vital tool to help save lives. This presentation recommends specific ways students and educational leaders can assess and respond to those at risk for suicide by discussing common dilemmas that are faced when attempting to help those in emotional distress.
Learning Objectives and Participant OutcomesParticipants will be able to better identify their own reactions and perspectives, define terms, and reach out to appropriate resources.
- Understanding the Approach
- Understanding Risk and Protective Factors
- Identifying Resources
- Participants will be able to identify and manage their own reactions, establish a shared perspective, and understand limitations
- Participants will be able to define relevant terms, risk, and protective factors.
- Participants will be able to identify appropriate community resources to ensure safety.