8-9 PM
Dr Rif El-Mallakh is a professor at the department of psychiatry at the University of Louisville.
Lieutenant Luke Howard is the hostage negotiation team commander for the Louisville Metro Police Department.  He is a 20 year veteran of the police department and has been in charge of hostage negotiation team for 2 years.  He has responded to more than 20 call-outs that have included suicidal, barricaded subjects and hostage situations.
1. What type of incidents does your team respond to?
2. What is the hostage negotiation team’s primary goal?
3. What type of training negotiations go through?
4. How big is your team?
5. Are you a full time team?
9-10 PM

Chronic Pain and Depression

Dr. Jones is prominent chiropractic doctor in the Louisville with a career spanning over
12 years treating chronic pain syndromes naturally. Dr. Jones believes in an integrative
approach to long standing pain syndromes focusing on the physical factors that
propagate pain, recognizing that dealing with the mental boundaries to wellness are
critical in managing life in the face of depression and pain.
1. What is chronic pain, and how does it physiologically differ from other types of pain?
2. How does someone determine that they are depressed?
3. How is chronic pain and depression correlated?
4. What do you see lacking in the treatment of patients you see? Why do you think that
5. What are common mistakes patients or their families make in relation to their
6. What are some important steps someone can take to start the journey to managing
pain wisely?
7. Why is it important to treat chronic pain from multiple angles?
8. How important is mental attitude aid in progress in depression?
9. How does gratitude and selflessness play a role?
10.What are your favorite resources for improving self esteem that someone can do
11.Why is it so important for some people to get professional help with their treatment
12.What does the literature say about the multidisciplinary approach?
13. How do you personally help a patient with the physical aspects of pain?
14.How is it different than other things like Physical Therapy and exercise?
15.How can a person contact you to see if chiropractic can help their pain and what
could they expect?

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