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May 20, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May safeTALK

safeTALK, about three hours in duration, is a training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help to stay safe. Alert helpers know how to use these opportunities to support that desire for safety. As a safeTALK- trained suicide alert helper, you will be better able to:

  • move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid suicide;
  • identify people who have thoughts of suicide;
  • apply the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe) to connect a person with suicide thoughts to suicide first aid, and intervention caregivers.

Powerful video clips illustrate both non-alert and alert responses. Discussion and practice help stimulate learning. Learn steps that contribute to saving lives.

Please arrive few minutes early to complete registration process.  Please also feel free to bring your dinner with you to eat while we train.

PLEASE NOTE: safeTALK is not designed for those who have experienced a recent suicide loss.

Details

Date:
May 20, 2015
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Organizers

Phyllis Harvey
Phyllis Harvey

Venue

Douglas County Sherriff’s Office – Highlands Ranch Substation
9250 Zotos Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 United States
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