SafeTALK offers suicide prevention tips for teens, adults

ALPENA — Partners in Prevention is hosting a suicide prevention training workshop on Monday, Jan. 24.

Make a connection. Help save a life. Suicide is preventable. Anyone can make a difference.

At this safeTALK workshop you will learn:

¯ Training in suicide alertness skills

¯ Four basic steps to create a life-saving connection

¯ Skills that are widely used by professionals and the general public

Who should take safeTALK?

This safeTALK workshop is designed for anyone age 15 or older.

The four-hour workshop will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 24 at the Alpena Public Safety Building, 501 W. Chisholm St.

Light refreshments will be served. You may bring your own dinner if you choose.

A $10 fee will be assessed to help cover the cost of materials.

This workshop is also being supported by the Alpena Suicide Prevention Team.

To register, please call Partners in Prevention at 989-356-2880 or 800-354-2880, or email ruth@nemcpi.org. Give your name, phone number and age if younger than 18.

Mail the $10 payment to: Partners in Prevention, 1600 W. Chisholm St., Ste. C, Alpena MI 49707.

The registration deadline is noon on Jan. 24.

For more information, email mary@nemcpi.org.


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