Substance Abuse Training Session (April 6, Columbia, Suicide Prevention)
- Health & Wellness
- Conference Room B, South Central Regional Health Office, Columbia TN
This free presentation will help instructors, administrators, and other staff of K-12 and post-secondary institutions respond to major crises affecting their communities, such as suicide, homicide, mass casualty events, and natural disasters.
The presentation will be facilitated by Sam D. Bernard, MA, Ph.D., President/CEO of the PAR Foundation, a non-profit agency based in Chattanooga that provides free mental health counseling following large-scale disasters and crisis events.
Three contact hours will be available for participants. Space is limited to the first 200 registrants.
This event is sponsored by the Rural West Region of the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, Regional Hospital of Jackson and the Union University College of Education and Human Studies.
The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) is the statewide public-private organization responsible for implementing the Tennessee Strategy for Suicide Prevention as defined by the 2001 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
Our grass-roots association which works across the state to eliminate the stigma of suicide and educate communities about the warning signs of suicide, with the ultimate intention of reducing suicide rates in the state of Tennessee.
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