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Suicidal Crisis & Emotional Distress (March 16, 2020)

March 16 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT

Fee: $150 per attendee – Approved for Massachusetts State 911 Grant

This course is designed for public safety officials who may have to deal with a person in crisis, either by phone or in-person. Suicide is not inevitable for anyone. Understanding and knowing the risk factors and warning signs are important ways to recognize the risk of suicide.

Course topics include:

  • Identifying risk factors
  • Identifying warning signs
  • Speaking to suicidal callers
  • Transitioning between caregiver and information gatherer
  • Suicide intervention techniques
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Suicide and substance abuse



March 16
8:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT


Southboro Police Department
32 Cordaville Road
Southborough, MA 01772 United States