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Introduction to Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Presented By: Ron Ringo

Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t really want to die – instead, they are looking for a way to work through the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, often inviting others to help them in making a choice for life. ASIST is a resource for the whole community, helps people apply suicide first-aid in many settings: with family, friends, co-workers, teammates, as well as formal caregiving roles. Some people may have previous personal or professional experience with suicide or intervention.

Ron will discuss how to adapt to the specific circumstances of a person at risk by encouraging honest, open, and direct talk about suicide. ASIST will help you prepare to discuss the topic with a person at risk and work to help them stay safe.

WTVAHACON / Release Date: Sat, Oct 5, 2019 / Production Date: Sat, Aug 17, 2019 / Format: HD

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