Finding Strength in Broken Places
DMAX Foundation will host Finding Strength in Broken Places on Aprid 24, 2019, with keynote speaker Dr. Lise DeGuire.
Dr. DeGuire, survivor of 4 family suicides, burn survivor, psychologist, and author of upcoming book The Flashback Girl, will discuss resilience and hope.
Phillie Phanatic for 30 years, Tom Burgoyne will talk about how love can make a difference in people’s lives.
The event will be moderated by Darcy Gruttadaro, Director of the Center for Workplace Mental Health at the American Psychiatric Association. The VIP Reception, including Phanatic meet and greet, begins at 5:45 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM for the 7:00 PM program.
Having faced the deaths by suicide of four of her family members, and her own traumatic journey as a burn survivor, Dr. Lise DeGuire is no stranger to devastating loss, depression and serious suicidal thoughts. Yet Lise survived and has, in fact, thrived. Come listen as she shares her amazing journey and the resilience that led to her current life as a psychologist, wife, and mother in her“fairy tale marriage.” We can all learn from her story.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Students can register for free in advance with ID. For additional information and tickets, visit: www.dmaxfoundation.org/events