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Help build a suicide-safer queer community!
Sep 8, 2017
"We know that as many as 1 in 5 LGBT people have attempted suicide," says Dr. Travis Salway, a post-doctoral fellow with the BC Centre for Disease Control/UBC School of Population and Public Health. “Thus it is essential to build a network of trained caregivers in our community who can support each other and use a common approach to preventing suicide, as supported by best practices.”
As part of this goal, the Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC is hosting an ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) in Vancouver on September 25 & 26 for the LGBTQ2S community, service providers and allies.
ASIST is a powerful two-day training that has been shown to significantly reduce suicidality while helping to build suicide prevention networks in the community. Suitable for a wide range of professionals and community members, ASIST is the world’s leading suicide intervention training.
When: September 25 & 26, 2017
Where: 763 East Broadway, Vancouver (Crisis Centre Business Office)
Cost: $265 (subsided spots available)
Please contact Lu Ripley if you would like more information or have further questions.