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Middle Aged Men and Suicide—A Troubling Trend

  • Home Instead Senior Care 66 Wendell Avenue Pittsfield, MA, 01201 United States (map)

FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY
MORNING CLASS: 10AM - 12PM

WHEN: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - TWO TRAINING TIMES AVAILABLE
MORNING: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm OR AFTERNOON: 2:00 pm —4:00 pm
WHERE: Home Instead Senior Care, 66 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, MA, 01201
COST: FREE *Space is limited.
REGISTRATION: Please Note - BCSP is not responsible for registration of this specific event. For more information or to sign up for one of the training times, please contact: Matthew Bitten — South Bay Mental Health Center (413) 495-1500, ext. 1472 or you can reach Matthew by email: mbitten@southbaymentalhealth.com

CEUs/CERTIFICATES: 2 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for social workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) and Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors (LADC). Certificates for 2 hours are available for all others.

The Samaritans of Merrimack Valley, a program of Family Services of the Merrimack Valley is offering a free, Department of Public Health - funded training for clinicians to reduce the incidence of suicide among men ages 35-64. After the training, participants will be able to identify risk and protective factors and warning signs, ask questions about suicide risk, develop a safety plan and provide middle aged men with resources.
2 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for social workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) and Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors (LADC). Certificates for 2 hours are available for all others. *Space is limited.

This training is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Suicide Prevention Program and is supported by the following local organizations:
Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention
Massachusetts Coalition For Suicide Prevention
NAMI Berkshire County
Home Instead Senior Care
South Bay Mental Health

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