SOS Suicide Prevention for Peer-Assisted Recovery (Zoom, Oct 2022)

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SOS Suicide Prevention for Peer-Assisted Recovery (Zoom, Oct 2022)

SOS Suicide Prevention designed for those providing peer-assisted recovery supports.

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About this event

Suicide Prevention for peer assisted recovery focuses on prevention and intervention training using key strategies from evidence based national suicide prevention and intervention strategies.  This classes focuses on stigma and recovery community strategies that promote community wide responses to suicide prevention.  This program is open to all peer recovery coaches and recovery support workers

Thursday October 6th, 2022 8:30am-4pm

This course has been approved by SOS Recovery Community Organization as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6 educational credits. NAADAC Provider #185051 , SOS Recovery Community Organization is responsible for all aspects of the programming.

This workshop has been pre-approved for 6 CEU's by the NH Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drugs for suicide prevention.

Goals & Objectives of workshop:

How to recognize risk factors as well as protective factors to improve abilities to response to warning signs.

Skills for intervening with individuals at risk and connecting them with appropriate resources

Building a peer culture of leadership, connection and empowerment that includes suicide attempt and loss survivors in leadership and planning roles.

Insights into suicide data and how age, gender, culture and other demographic and diversity factors impact suicide risk

An understanding of stigma and language as it relates to mental health and the impact community approaches can have to help and positive actions to promote individuals seeking appropriate help.

The myths and facts surrounding suicide.

Developing wellness plans and a continuum that include referrals to appropriate clinical supports as well as peer supports and discussions of suicide management plans in coaching and support services for individuals at risk.

Engaging in best practices to reduce and prevent access to lethal means

Discussion of the community resources available in the peer recovery setting as well as clinical resources to increase prevention strategies for suicide