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Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia

The Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia presents: “Suicide:  Determining Who is at Risk and What to Do About It” on May 31, 2018

This regional training is for people who work with older adults in health and community settings including: home health workers, nurses, social workers, senior center staff and mental health professionals.

Participants will learn why suicide is a public health issue; how to recognize and respond to suicidal risk in older adults;  what the emergency psychiatric resources are across the region; and how to understand multi-cultural issues affecting suicide assessment and intervention in older adults.  Click on the following links to - register, see agenda and get directions to the venue.

SPAN - the Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia - is a regional coalition of the Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax-Falls Church, Loudoun, and Prince William Community Services Boards (CSBs) and other groups in Northern Virginia, all working together to raise awareness and share resources to prevent suicide.

Mental Health Screening
Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings help determine if you or someone you care about should consider connecting with a mental health professional. These free, anonymous online questionnaires are available to all adults and adolescents.

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