“So, You Want to Open a Child Care Program?” will be conducted in Savannah at Savannah Technical College’s Crossroads campus on July 22, 2019 from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Space is limited to 30 participants and they will need to register at the link below. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. I look forward to seeing you at the training. Kati Cosby,  Early Education Community Partnership Coordinator, SouthEast Region, Cell: 912-544-8606

Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training in Albany  –  2 upcoming dates

Dates: Tuesday, July 30, from 2 to 4 OR  Tuesday, September 10, from 9 to 11

Training: QPR: Question-Persuade-Refer

Location: Albany ARC, 2200 Stuart Avenue, Albany

Trainer: Debbie Richardson

Sponsors: NAMI Albany and Albany Advocacy Resource Center (ARC)

Pre-registration required.  Contact NAMI Albany at

This training is for anyone who would like to be prepared to recognize a crisis and the warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide. With rising rates of suicide in our communities, this is important for all of us. As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to:

  • Recognize the warning signs of suicide
  • Know how to offer hope
  • Know how to get help and save a life

We are able to offer this training at no cost to participants.  We do ask that you attend if registered, as class size is limited to 25. For more information about QPR: 

Remember, to register, email

National Alliance on Mental Illness     Albany, GA Affiliate     229-329-1444

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Suicide Prevention Guidelines for Faith Leaders

This new resource, informed by faith community leaders and suicide prevention experts, aims to help equip faith leaders with the capabilities needed to prevent suicide and provide care and comfort for those affected by suicide.

Click Here for the Guidelines

Verified 26 April 2019