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Suicide Prevention: The Strength it Takes

September 29, 2017 | 11:00 am-noon and 1:00-3:30 pm

Join Jerry Reed, Director of SPRC and Lt. Deuntay Diggs on September 29, 2017 for The Strength it Takes: Suicide Prevention Today.

Optional QPR training from 11:00 am – noon with speakers beginning from 1:00-3:30 pm.  This training to be held at Piedmont Virginia Community College.

People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Christy Letsom will lead the 1-hour training.

There is a Journey to Success: Lt. Diggs will share his inspiring story offering hope to those who struggle, and share his vision for communities safe from the tragedy of suicide.

Progress, Promise and Possibilities: Dr. Reed will give us insight into how suicide prevention efforts are evolving nationally and how our agencies and communities will play key roles in the future of suicide reduction.

Certificates for QPR training and CEs for attending event.

This free event  is brought to our community by Lock, Talk Virginia and the Regional Suicide Prevention Committee with support by Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.

About This Event

Address
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Date
September 29, 2017 | 11:00 am-noon and 1:00-3:30 pm
Cost
no charge
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Register on Eventbrite.com under  “The Strength it Takes” Charlottesville