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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Community Event

August 23, 2018

Please join us for a free community event for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

Suicide The Ripple Effect. A Film and a Movement to Help Prevent Suicides

The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others find recovery and stay alive, and has become the worlds most prominent suicide prevention speaker and advocate. The film also features some of the world’s leading suicide prevention experts and shines light on people who are using personal experiences with suicide to help others find the hope they need to #BeHereTomorrow.

PLEASE JOIN US! SCHEDULED EVENTS FOR THE EVENING INCLUDE:

* 4:30-5:45PM: Free QPR Training, Mary Jo Pine - St. Cloud VA (Bremer Room). To register for this free training prior to the film, e-mail camhi@co.benton.mn.us. See attached flyer below for training details.

* 6:00-6:15PM: Welcome & Opening Remarks, Chris Shaw

* 6:15-7:45PM: Screening of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect”

* 7:45-8:45PM: Panel Discussion - Mental Health Stigma and Suicide Join in a discussion on how mental health issues affect the community, what individuals can do to fight the stigma surrounding this national epidemic and support those facing mental health challenges.

Please note, that registration for the film and for the training is separate; if you intend on attending both, you’ll need to register for both. To register for the training, it is the same as any of our other trainings; please email camhi@co.benton.mn.us or call 320-968-5277 to reserve your spot.

This is a FREE community event, but due to limited seating, RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. To register, click  Here

For full event details, click on the flyers event below:

 QPR Training

 The Ripple Effect Community Event

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