90 Min in person trainings
Gatekeepers can be anyone who are strategically positioned to recognize and refer someone who is or may be at risk of suicide.
This course teaches:
8 hours in person training with pre-course work
Designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers & school staff, peers, neighbors, health & human service workers as well as any other caring human how to help a teen (12-18) experiencing a mental health, addictions challenge or a crisis. Course teaches 5-step action plan for how to help in crisis & non-crisis situations. Topics covered: anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders which may include psychosis, disruptive behavior disorders, and eating disorders.
Suicide Prevention Specialists & Educators are available at most Wellness Department events, in office and may be reached at email@example.com or 520-884-7131.
Current Specialists: Frances Alvarez, Misty Castro, Nichole Adams and are funded by Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Postvention Grant
**The Suicide Prevention Team has Gun Locks and Deterra Drug Neutralizer Safe Disposal Bags for home use that are available for pick up anytime during business hours.