Elder Suicide Prevention Training for Cape and Islands Communities

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Yarmouth Police Department

340 Higgins Crowell Road

Yarmouth, MA 02673

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Elder Suicide Prevention Training for Cape and Islands Communities

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This beginner level suicide prevention training is designed to reduce the incidence of suicide among adults age 55 and older. The training is open to the public and is appropriate for anyone who has contact with older adults during their professional, personal, or volunteer activities. After the training, participants will be able to: understand the warning signs of suicide in older adults; develop strategies for early intervention and prevention; identify risk factors, levels of risk, and protective factors for suicide in older adults; and learn effective methods for active listening and engagement with older adults who are suicidal.

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Yarmouth Police Department

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Yarmouth, MA 02673

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