The NJSOSVETS, Hudson County Suicide Prevention Coalition and the US Department of Veterans Affairs will hold a VA SAVE training session at the Edward McDowell VFW Post 2648 in North Bergen, NJ on Friday, May 27, 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.
510 81st St
North Bergen, NJ 07047
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