Suicide Prevention Training Offered

safeTALK, a nationally recognized suicide prevention training,  will be offered to interested community members in northern Arizona.  The training is presented by two community partners: MATFORCE, and Suicide Prevention Coalition of Yavapai County.

SafeTALK teaches participants to recognize the signs of suicidal thoughts, how to engage with someone considering suicide, and how to connect with available community resources. The training costs $20, which includes a participant resource kit.

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Friday, March 1
WHERE: Step One Coffee House, 6719 E. 2nd Street, Prescott Valley, AZ.
To register for the event, visit: matforce.org/events\

One of the goals of the Arizona State Plan to End Suicide is to encourage community members to be trained in safeTALK. For more information about the state plan, or about suicide prevention efforts in Arizona, contact Kelli Williams: kelli.williams@azahcccs.gov

 

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