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Rescheduled -- Libraries Nourish Training: S.A.V.E. Veteran Suicide Prevention

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Professional Development Hours 2

(This program has been rescheduled for March 10, 2022 from 1pm to 3pm)

Help recognize the signs of suicide when interacting with Veterans.

What is VA S.A.V.E. Training? VA S.A.V.E. Training will help you act with care and compassion if you encounter a Veteran who is in crisis or experiencing suicidal thoughts. The acronym S.A.V.E. helps you remember the important steps involved in suicide prevention:

S - Signs of suicidal thinking should be recognized

A - Ask the most important question of all “Are you thinking of killing yourself?”

V-  Validate the Veteran’s experience

E-  Encourage treatment and Expedite getting help You can prevent Veteran suicide. Start by learning the VA S.A.V.E. acronym.

Presenter: Amy Millheiser, LCSW, Community Engagement and Partnership Coordinator for the Northport VA

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