6th Annual CDMH Symposium, Oct 26, 2018

Children of First Responders, Kimberly Bell

Children's Disaster Services, Lisa Crouch

Developmental Signs of Stress and Impact of Trauma, Mary Beth Dewitt

The 4 R's of Youth Traumatic Events, Roger Roberts

Children the Youngest Victims of the Opioid Epidemic, Christina G. Weston

5th Annual CDMH Symposium, Oct 27, 2017

Ohio’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic, Tracy Plouck

The State Medical Board of Ohio, Terri Meyer

The Neurobiology of Addiction: addiction 101, Nicole Labor

Medically Assisted Treatment of Opiate Use Disorder, Christopher Croom

Heroin….it’s closer than you think, Jennifer Mason

Combatting the Heroin Epidemic, Matthew Simmons and Jason Olson

And thanks to the panel discussion and additional presentations from Brad Reed, Jodi Long, Lynn Oliver, Tammy Nicholl, Stacy Logwood, Beth Cappelli, Nathan Crago, and David Gerstner.

4th Annual CDMH Symposium, October 28, 2016                              

Thanks to all of the 117 who registered for the 4th Annual Conference

and the Speakers who shared their knowledge, experience and time with us.

The Ohio Crisis Response Team; Cindy Kuhr

Trauma Informed Responses; Su-Ann Newport

Pre and Post Care of Active Shooting Victims; Bill Titley

Saving Those Who Save Others; Jerry Meddock

And thanks to the Panel Discussion from Jim Brazzell, Ken Johnson, Franks Maher, Mike McRill and Brad Reed.

Third CDMH Symposium, October 30, 2015:  Best Practices in Disaster Mental Health: Professional and Lay Responders
Keynote Speaker:
Bethany DeRhodes, MD
Department of Psychiatry, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University
Former Mental Health Flight Commander and Staff Psychiatrist, Misawa Air Force Base 2011
“USAF Mental Health Response:  2011 Tōhoku Earthquake and Tsunami”

Second CDMH Symposium, November 14, 2014
Interdisciplinary Mental Health Response in Disasters: The First 48 Hours and Beyond
Keynote Speaker:
Kathy Platoni, Psy.D., DAAPM, FAIS, COL (Retired), US Army:  “The Fort Hood Massacre of 2009: Lessons Learned”

First CDMH Symposium, November 15, 2013
Dealing with Disaster: A Mental Health Perspective
Keynote Speakers:
Larry James, PhD, Colonel, USA (Retired):  The Mental Health Response at the Pentagon, September 11, 2001” and “Weapons of Mass Psychological Destruction” and
Christina Hernon, MD:  “The Boston Marathon Experience – A Personal Perspective”




Center for Disaster Mental Health

Center for Disaster Mental Health



Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association

Center for Disaster Mental Health
241 Taylor Street, Suite 130

Dayton OH  45402

GDAHA Office:  937-228-1000