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Connect Suicide Prevention (Veterans and Veteran Serving Organizations)

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860 SW Madison St

860 Southwest Madison Street

Madras, OR 97741

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This training is specifically for Veterans and Veteran Serving Organizations

This is a single training split between two days (December 7th and December 14th) Particpants must attend both days to obtain a certificate of completion.

Connect Suicide Prevention/Intervention Training increases the capacity of professionals and communities to prevent suicide across the lifespan. Connect uses a public health approach and incorporates key elements of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy. Applying a unique holistic model and offering a community planning component, Connect stands apart from other training programs.

Training Highlights:

  • How to recognize early warning signs of mental illness, substance abuse and other risk factors leading to suicide
  • How to intervene and connect a suicidal person to resources
  • Attitudes towards suicide and the effects of stigma
  • National suicide trends and statistics
  • Individual and community risk and protective factors
  • Best practices on restricting access to lethal means and safe messaging
  • The influence of electronic communication and media
  • Roles and responsibilities of local service providers and others in the community to collaborate in building a safety net for persons at risk
  • Please visit the Connect website for information about Connect and suicide prevention in general. www.theconnectprogram.org
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860 SW Madison St

860 Southwest Madison Street

Madras, OR 97741

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