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Peer support training for suicide prevention offered at CSUSB

Peer support training for suicide prevention offered at CSUSB

A four-day suicide prevention training event for Cal State San Bernardino students is being offered by the university’s Institute for Child Development and Family Relations, in conjunction with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools.

The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is free and limited to 30 students. It is scheduled to start prior to the spring semester, Jan. 17-20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on campus.

The training will include workshops on suicide prevention, leadership skills development, knowledge about mental health challenges for high-risk populations, and networking opportunities with campus and community agencies that provide suicide prevention and mental health services.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided to participants.

To register, go to the Peer Support Training for Suicide Prevention webpage.

For more information, contact Beatrice Blake at [email protected].

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