2020 Fall Conference: Suicide: Culture & Community

Austen Riggs Center

25 Main St
StockbridgeMassachusetts 01262
October 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM to October 17, 2020 at 5:00 PM

The Austen Riggs Center’s Erikson Institute for Education and Research presents its annual fall conference

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Suicide and social isolation
  • Suicide and adolescent social networks
  • Where do we go from here?


Friday Evening Keynote Speaker: 

  • James Gilligan, MDAdjunct Professor of Law; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, New York University

Saturday Presentations By:

  • Brenda J. Butler, MD, Psychiatrist, Berkshire Health Systems 
  • Carol Gilligan, PhD, American feminist, ethicist, and psychologist; University Professor at New York University; Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge
  • Sherry Molock, PhD,  Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, George Washington University 
  • Anna Mueller, PhD, Professor, Department of Sociology, Indiana University 
  • Chikako Ozawa-de Silva, PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Emory University
  • ​​​Michael Prezioso, PhD, Commissioner, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Saratoga County 
  • and others

Conference Directors: Tom Kohut, PhD; Jane G. Tillman, PhD

Registration information coming soon.