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Talk Saves Lives : An Introduction to Suicide Prevention by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Talk Saves Lives : An Introduction to Suicide Prevention by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Online

PLEASE NOTE: This event is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Greenburgh Public Library. Any registration required will be made with the third party host. Should you need assistance registering for or participating in this event, please contact the hosting organization.

Talk Saves LIves: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention is a community-based presentation that provides participants with a clear understanding of this leading cause of death, including the most up-to-date research on suicide prevention, and what they can do in their communities to save lives. Participants will learn common risk factors and warning signs associated with suicide, and how to keep themselves and others safe.

Topics covered include:

  • Scope of the Problem: The latest data on suicide in the U.S. and worldwide
  • Research: Information from research on what causes people to consider suicide, as well as health, historical, and environmental factors that put individuals at risk
  • Prevention: An understanding of the protective factors that lower suicide risk, and strategies for managing mental health and being proactive about self-care
  • What You Can Do: Guidance on warning signs and behaviors to look for, and how to get help for someone in a suicidal crisis

Click here to register. **A Zoom link will be sent 1-2 days prior to the presentation date.**

For more information on any of our programs, resources, or events, please go to afsp.org/centralny or send an email to Karen Heisig at kheisig@afsp.org.

 

Date:
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Categories:
  Adults > Health & Wellness     Adults  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL: https://tslcny22421.attendease.com/

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