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Suicide Prevention and Addiction

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Suicide Prevention LifelineGOAL: The goal of this presentation is to increase participant’s knowledge of effective techniques to identify and address the risk for suicide among people with alcohol/other drug addiction.

OBJECTIVES: At the end of the program, the participant will be able to:

  1. State one or more correlations between addiction and the prevalence of suicide.
  2. State four or more warning signs that may indicate a person is contemplating or at risk for suicide.
  3. Describe four or more techniques that may encourage an individual at risk for suicide to accept help.
  4. State two or more local or national resources for suicide prevention/intervention.

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About the Presenter

Raymond Dalton, MA, Currently Ray is the Community Corrections Outreach Program Coordinator for Dawn Farm. He facilitates Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Groups in the Washtenaw County Jail and Probation Department.  Prior to working for Dawn Farm he recruited, trained and supervised volunteer counselors to answer the suicide prevention hotline for the state of Kansas.  He received his Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Mary and his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas.

Details

Date:
January 28, 2014
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Dawn Farm
Phone:
734-485-8725
Email:
Website:
www.dawnfarm.org

Venue

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center
Phone:
734-485-8725
5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Website:
http://www.stjoesannarbor.org/dawnfarmseries

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