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36 Carpenter Street

Keene, NH 03431

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Designated a National Best Practice program, Connect prevention/intervention training incorporates key aspects of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy in a comprehensive training model which promotes an integrated community response to suicide prevention.

This Connect training is open to community providers in the Regional Public Health Networks in NH, and Recovery Support Workers.

July 19, 2017: Connect Suicide Prevention Training: What

Objectives of this training:

  • The ability to recognize risk and protective factors and respond to warning signs for suicide
  • Skills for intervening with individuals at risk and connecting them with appropriate resources
  • Insights into suicide data and how age, gender, culture and other demographic and diversity factors impact suicide risk
  • An understanding of the barriers to getting help and positive action steps to promote help-seeking
  • Review of best practices about restricting access to lethal means and safe messaging
  • Discussion of community resources and strategies to increase suicide prevention efforts through the integration, coordination and collaboration of community services

Using a holistic, socio-ecological model, Connect examines suicide in the context of the individual, family, community, and society.

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