Monday, November 21, 2016

Free safeTALK training

DATE/TIME: Dec 2, 2016—1:00pm—4:30pm Please arrive a few minutes early to complete registration process. 

LOCATION: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Highlands Ranch Substation 9250 Zotos Drive, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 

REGISTRATION: Email Phyllis Harvey at pharvey@dcsheriff.net

Limited space available in each workshop! safeTALK is NOT designed for those that have experienced a recent suicide loss. If you are grieving the recent loss of a loved one to suicide, we recommend you join a support group or visit http://www.afsp.org/coping-with-suicide to find useful information related to coping with suicide loss. Suicide is preventable. Anyone can make a difference.

Attend the half-day safeTALK program and learn to:

  • identify people who may have thoughts of suicide, 
  • ask them directly about the possibility of suicide, then 
  • connect them to live-saving resources. 

safeTALK is open to anyone 15 or older, regardless of prior experience. Both professionals and members of the general public can benefit from safeTALK.

Why take safeTALK?



 LIFE-SAVING: Anyone can experience thoughts of suicide. By connecting friends, family members, colleagues, and students with helping resources, safeTALK participants save lives in their communities.

SIMPLE YET EFFECTIVE: safeTALK uses the easy-to-follow TALK steps—Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe— and includes time to practice them so the knowledge is retained.

 ENGAGING: safeTALK is a dynamic training that incorporates presentations and audiovisuals. It invites participants to become more alert to the possibility of suicide and how to prevent it.

TRUSTED: More than 50,000 people attend safeTALK each year. safeTALK is used in over 20 countries worldwide, and many communities, organizations, and agencies have made it a core training program.

PROVEN: Studies show that safeTALK participants feel more confident asking people about suicide, connecting them with life-saving resources, and keeping them safe until those resources can take over. Resources: http://www.dasuicideprevention.org/ Colorado Crisis/Support Line 844-493-8255

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