VA Suicide Prevention Training

The NJSOSVETS, Hudson County Suicide Prevention Coalition and the US Department of Veterans Affairs will hold a VA SAVE training session at the American Legion Post 99 in Kearny, NJ on Monday, May 9, 10am.  Audience: veterans, veteran families, veteran service providers.

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 JoAnn Northgrave at [email protected] or 1-201-369-5280 ext. 4258.

 

WHEN
May 09, 2022 at 10:00am - 12pm
WHERE
The American Legion Post 99
314 Belgrove Dr
Kearny, NJ 07032
United States
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CONTACT
JoAnn Northgrave · · 1-201-369-5280 ext.4258

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