Suicide Prevention

Summary: Suicide prevention and intervention training that offers knowledge from evidence-based national suicide strategies.

Description: A one-day training that focuses on stigma and recovery community strategies to promote community-wide responses to suicide prevention. 

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to: 

Recognize risk factors as well as protective factors to improve abilities to response to warning signs

Learn skills for intervening with individuals at risk and connecting them with appropriate resources

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

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

Understand stigma and language as it relates to mental health and the positive impact community approaches can have to promote individuals seeking appropriate help Understand the myths and facts surrounding suicide

Develop 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

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

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

The 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. It has been pre-approved for 6 CEU’s by the NH Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drugs for suicide prevention.