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October 2017
Free

YOUTH MHFA Class Hosted By WestCare-Oct. 19, 2017

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
WestCare Foundation, 1711 Whitney Mesa Drive
Henderson, NV 89014-2080 United States

You will learn…… The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling. Participants learn a core five-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of mental illness or in an emotional crisis: Assess for risk of suicide or…

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$15

safeTALK-UNLV-Oct20_2017

October 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
UNLV Student Union, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154 United States

safeTALK UNLV Hosted By UNLV Office of Veteran Services ***Please note there has been a room change: UNLV Student Union, Room 211, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway Las Vegas NV 89154*** This half-day safeTALK training helps all members of your community : Be able to recognize a person with thoughts of suicide Know how to connect them to a person trained in suicide first aid intervention. safeTALK prepares you to be a suicide alert helper, willing and able to perform an important…

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$15 - $30

safeTALK-Winnemucca-Oct. 20, 2017

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Community Library – Conference Room, 85 E. 5th St.
Winnemucca, NV 89415 United States

This half-day safeTALK training helps all members of your community : Be able to recognize a person with thoughts of suicide Know how to connect them to a person trained in suicide first aid intervention. safeTALK prepares you to be a suicide alert helper, willing and able to perform an important helping role for persons with thoughts of suicide. Through a carefully crafted set of helping steps and the use of creative educational processes, it is possible for you to learn…

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CANCELLED – NCSP Suicide Prevention Tabling Event @ The Crossroads of the West Gun Show-LV-Oct. 21-22_2017

October 21 @ 9:00 am - October 22 @ 4:00 pm
Cashman Center, 850 N Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89101 United States

**This gun show has been cancelled by the vendor out of respect of the Las Vegas Community in the aftermath of the shooting.** NCSP’s Tom Mendenhall and Richard Egan will be raising suicide prevention awareness at the Crossroads Gun Show on Saturday, October 21st from 9 AM – 4 PM and on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 from 9 AM  – 4 PM at the Cashman Center. FYI: The event starts at 9 AM for both days, but Tom & Richard…

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Free

Suicide Prevention Town Hall by Nevada Veterans Association-Oct. 23_2017

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Las Vegas City Council Chambers, 2250 North Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89030 United States

DESCRIPTION Over the past 24 months, Nevada has begun seen downward trend in suicides due to grassroots efforts. Normally when we hear of town halls, we automatically identify them as a top down discussion. This townhall is different in that the people who will be answering the questions are people in our community who have actually performed interventions in everyday situations. Learn from them the trends of triggering events that lead to suicidal thoughts and ideations as well as useful…

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ASIST-Hosted by Montevista Hosp-Oct. 25-26_2017

October 25 @ 8:00 am - October 26 @ 5:00 pm
Montevista Hospital / Las Vegas, 5900 W Rochelle Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89103 United States

The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills  Training (ASIST) program is designed for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.  ASIST uses many different teaching processes to create a  practice-oriented and interactive learning  experience.  The emphasis of the two-day (16 hours) workshop is on suicide first aid. At the end of the  workshop participants will be able to: Recognize invitations for help Reach out and offer support Review the risk of suicide Apply a suicide intervention model Link persons at risk…

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November 2017
Free

YOUTH MHFA At Foundation for Recovery-Nov. 2, 2017

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Foundation for Recovery, 4800 Alpine Place, Room 3
Las Vegas, NV 89178 United States

You will learn…… The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling. Participants learn a core five-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of mental illness or in an emotional crisis: Assess for risk of suicide or…

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Free

Spanish YOUTH MHFA-Las Vegas-Nov03_2017

November 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TCMI Church, 5101 N Rainbow Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89130 United States

Spanish YOUTH MHFA Hosted By Red de Promotores Vision y Compromiso Nevada You will learn…… The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling. Participants learn a core five-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of mental…

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$15

Community safeTALK-Las Vegas-Nov. 3, 2017

November 3 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Foundation for Recovery, 4800 Alpine Place, Room 3
Las Vegas, NV 89178 United States

This half-day safeTALK training helps all members of your community : Be able to recognize a person with thoughts of suicide Know how to connect them to a person trained in suicide first aid intervention. safeTALK prepares you to be a suicide alert helper, willing and able to perform an important helping role for persons with thoughts of suicide. Through a carefully crafted set of helping steps and the use of creative educational processes, it is possible for you to learn…

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Free

YOUTH MHFA-Reno-Nov06_2017

November 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Office of Suicide Prevention Reno, 9670 Gateway Drive
Reno, NV 89521 United States

You will learn…… The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling. Participants learn a core five-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of mental illness or in an emotional crisis: Assess for risk of suicide or…

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(702) 486-8225 – regan@health.nv.gov for Southern Events

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