Save the date: First-annual Staying Alive Lehigh Valley conference

Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital invites all adults who work with or care for kids and teens to attend Staying Alive Lehigh Valley 2023: Our educational conference focused on informing adults in our community about youth suicide prevention and pediatric mental health.

This free-of-charge, two-day event will include various presentations from world-renowned adolescent health specialists and will address many issues related to teen life, including: eating disorders, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), school avoidance, social media and athletics. There will also be panel discussions featuring teens, youth suicide survivors and adolescent medicine and pediatric behavioral health specialists.


  • Thursday, May 11, 1–5 p.m.
  • Friday, May 12, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.


SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Lehigh Valley
300 Gateway Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18017

Virtual attendance is also an option for those who register in advance.

Register online

Continuing education credits

It is Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN’s) policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our sponsored educational programs. Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activities sponsored by LVHN are expected to disclose all financial relationships.

LVHN is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. LVHN designates this live educational activity for a maximum of Day 1: 3, Day 2: 7, totaling AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

LVHN is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Completion Criteria: Registered Nurses attending the entire program will receive Day 1: 3, Day 2: 7, totaling Contact Hours.

LVHN has been designated a pre-approved sponsor provider of professional continuing education for social workers, marriage and family therapist and professional counselors by the State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist and Professional Counselors. License # 002613. This educational activity has been approved for Day 1: 3, Day 2: 7, totaling CEUs.