Suicide awareness training offered in April in Anaconda

2010-03-15T06:31:00Z Suicide awareness training offered in April in AnacondaBy the Standard Staff Montana Standard
March 15, 2010 6:31 am  • 

The Pintler Suicide Awareness and Prevention group is offering a two-day intensive training in suicide awareness and prevention on Monday and Tuesday, April 12-13, at the Hope Lutheran Church in Anaconda.

It's called Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training or ASIST. The goal is to help caregivers recognize suicide risk and learn how to intervene to prevent suicide.

Besides caregivers, the program is appropriate for mental health profess-ionals and counselors, teachers, school support staff, youth workers,

nurses, physicians, CNAs, pharmacists, police,

correctional staff, clergy, beauticians and

community volunteers.

The training will be held from 8:15 a.m. to

4:30 p.m. Lunch and snacks will be provided. A registration fee of $10 is requested to help with food costs, but no one will be turned away due to an inability to pay the

registration fee.

The instructors are Roxana Colman Herak and Marty Herak, certified ASIST trainers.

The training is being offered through the Montana Suicide Prevention Coordinator's Office in the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.

Deadline to register is April 5. For details, call Melanie Trost at

563-4446 or Valerie Kime at 563-0425.

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