KGA Webinar - How to Support Those at Risk for Suicide


Thursday, March 11, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm



Community connectedness has a role to play in reducing the stigma associated with suicide and mental illness – a stigma which inhibits people from discussing their feelings and challenges. This connectedness is especially important during tough times like the COVID-19 pandemic, when individuals are isolated and under extraordinary stress. Break the silence and initiate conversation at an upcoming workshop on suicide prevention and mental health and wellness. You will leave the workshop with the skills and knowledge to better understand the specific challenges facing a variety of groups, and how to best help someone who may be struggling. During the workshop, you will learn how to:

· Learn how to ask directly about suicidal intent and
· How to best support those in crisis
· Recognize warning signs and risk factors of suicide
· Find resources to help yourself or a loved one
· Manage stress and develop effective coping skills through discussion, safety planning, and self-care

Click here to register for this free webinar (HarvardKey protected)