The Bergen County Rise Coalition and the US Department of Veterans Affairs will hold a VA SAVE training session at the Rochelle Park American Legion Post 170 on Thursday, December 16, 11am. This training is for Bergen County VFW/American Legion service providers only.
Learn how to act with care and compassion if you encounter a veteran who is in crisis or experiencing suicidal thoughts. The acronym SAVE helps you reember the important steps involved in suicide prevention:
S - Signs of suicidal thinking should be recognized
A - Ask the most important question - Are you thinking of killing yourself?
V - Validate the veteran's experience
E - Encourage treatment and Expedite getting help
RSVP to Martha at [email protected]
33 W Passaic St
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
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