Training

Alliant Quality, in partnership with Four Corners Primary Care Centers, Inc. will host a  FREE Mental Health First Aid training class on September 4, 2019  at  5300 Oakbrook Parkway Norcross, GA.  There are 25 spaces available.  If you are interested in attending, please email Mentalhealthfirstaid@allianthealth.org  to reserve your spot.   This course will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. with an hour break for lunch. (Lunch will not be provided)




The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities is excited to launch the official registration for the 2019 Georgia Suicide Prevention Conference, September 23-25, 2019 in Pine Mountain, GA. The conference theme is Connect, Communicate, Care. We wanted to extend a special invitation for you to register as this event is anticipated to reach capacity before the registration deadline. You can expect dynamic plenary sessions from national and international experts, more than 20 engaging workshop sessions, a campus town hall discussion on preventing suicide among college students, and lots, lots more!

You may register at: https://DBHDD.cvent.com/2019SuicidePC

The goal of the 2019 Georgia Suicide Prevention Conference is to provide a forum for supportive learning to those who share an interest in suicide prevention, intervention and postvention.

 The primary objectives for the 2019 Georgia Suicide Prevention Conference are for participants to be able to:

  1. Identify ways to advance suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention in Georgia in collaboration and coordination with other stakeholders.
  2. Identify and develop strategies to implement interventions and address gaps in suicide prevention, in a variety of settings, including schools, colleges and universities, and jurisdictions with high burden of deaths by suicide.
  3. Learn how to apply suicide prevention best practices to manage suicide ideation and suicide behaviors.

 


 


Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training in Albany

Date: 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 albanynami@gmail.com.

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: www.qprinstitute.com 

Remember, to register, email albanynami@gmail.com

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

mental-health-first-aidVerified 19 April 2019


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