Lunch and Learn: Talk Saves Lives

  • Event Number
  • Date
    06/10/2024     12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Presenters
    Kate Mallory
  • Intended Audience
    Area 3 Educators and School Staff
  • Location
  • Fee
  • PD Hours
  • Status
    Registration Closed
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An Introduction to Suicide Prevention is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide.

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