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Traverse City’s Third Level Crisis Center Presents a Workshop: safeTALK

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Date:
May 3, 2013
Time:
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Venue

Grand Traverse County Health Dept.
2600 LaFranier Rd., Traverse City, MI United States
Phone:
231.922.4800 or 800.442.7315 (Elizabeth)

safeTALK: Suicide Alertness for Everyone.

A one-day, 3 hour workshop for community members with all levels of helping experience interested in learning practical skills to competently and confidently connect a person at risk of suicide to help.

By the end of the workshop, participants are prepared as an alert helper:

* Capitalize on opportunities to help someone with thoughts of suicide.
* Recognize when a person might be having thoughts of suicide.
* Engage in direct and open discussion about suicide.
* Identify resources available to help and connect a person at-risk for suicide.
* Have confidence in being an effective resource yourself.
*Be part of a team improving the community’s response to suicide.

$40 Fee includes materials and refreshments. There are a limited number of scholarships available courtesy of the Benzie County Community Chest: eligibility includes those who live in or serve residents of Benzie County. Call for details. Receive 3 Social Work CE Hours.

Registration begins at 8:30am, workshop 9am-noon.

Space is limited; registration deadline: Apr. 29. Register online at www.thirdlevel.org or call number(s) noted above.

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