“Veterans Affairs Suicide-Prevention Training” Seminar

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Once again, Buds Gun Shop & Range is pleased to partner with an outstanding community service agency–Lexington’s VA Health Care System–to present a critically important seminar:

“Suicide Prevention S.A.V.E. Training.”

 

This is a FREE event, open to the general public, however reservations are necessary as seating is limited!

 

The VA has identified suicide prevention as a top priority for the care of our nation’s Veterans.  Research shows that fourteen of the twenty Veterans who die by suicide each day are not receiving

care from the VA.

 

Training will focus on:

Suicide as a public health issue;

Asking and talking about suicide;

Validating the experience of someone who is suicidal;

Encouraging and Expediting mental health treatment.

 

Learn how to recognize warning signs and risk factors for suicide, creating protective factors against suicide, and how to access the services that are available within VA Health Care.

 

The Veterans Crisis Line is: 1-800-273-8255  PRESS “1”

 

Whether you are a Veteran, or simply a person looking to help someone dealing with a difficult situation, you are very welcome to attend this FREE seminar.

 

We look forward to seeing you!

 

Seminar begins at 6 p.m.; duration is approximately 60 minutes.  

 

Cost: FREE

Additional information

Date

05/01/19

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