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First Responders Understanding Veterans: Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - AMTC Campus

10298 Express Drive

Gulfport, MS 39503

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Understanding our Veterans; Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

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Join us for an 8 hour presentation by Mental health specialists and VA Police from the Department of Veterans Affairs. This training aims to improve First Responders engagement with Veterans in Crisis, teaches audience about Post Deployment issues combat Vets may experience upon returning home, focusing on Mental Health, Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) and Suicide Prevention

This training also provides an opportunity to connect First Responders who are Veterans themselves.

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  • Adjustment considerations
  • PTSD and other clinical issues.
  • De-Escaltion and practical tips
  • Real Life Scenarios
  • Stigma and Suicide Prevention for both Veterans and the First Responder
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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - AMTC Campus

10298 Express Drive

Gulfport, MS 39503

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