Elephant in the Room Series: Suicide and Self-Harm
New Hampshire Theatre Project’s Elephant in the Room Series final presentation for this season will focus on the topic of Suicide and Self-Harm, featuring a reading of the play Final Thoughts by Tim Barretto.
Following the playreading of Final Thoughts, playwright Tim Barretto and facilitator Eric Schildge will host a discussion with the audience and a panel of community members, including Shamera Simpson, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Area Director for New Hampshire, Maine and Rhode Island, and Dr. Joshua Gear, M.D., a private practitioner in Portsmouth, NH who specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry as well as general and addiction psychiatry. Dr. Gear and Ms. Simpson will be joined by Duncan Hollomon, a psychotherapist from Cambridge, MA who is also an attorney and professional actor. Dr. Hollomon is currently an adjunct professor at Antioch, New England, and a research associate with the program on religion and conflict transformation at the Boston University School of Theology.
Admission to the reading and discussion is free, but donations will be accepted to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
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