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Brigham Suicide Prevention

BSP Presents Talk Saves Lives

Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide.

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BSP Presents Talk Saves Lives
BSP Presents Talk Saves Lives

Time & Location

May 18, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Brigham Suicide Prevention, 35 S Main St, Brigham City, UT 84302, USA

About the event

Talk Saves Lives is AFSP’s standardized, 45-60 minute education program that provides participants with a clear understanding of this leading cause of death, including the most up-to-date research on suicide prevention, and what they can do in their communities to save lives.

Participants will learn common risk factors and warning signs associated with suicide, and how to keep themselves and others safe. The standard Talk Saves Lives presentation is also available in Spanish from AFSP Utah.

Topics covered include:

  • Scope of the Problem: The latest data on suicide in the U.S. and worldwide
  • Research: Information from research on what causes people to consider suicide, as well as health, historical, and environmental factors that put individuals at risk
  • Prevention: An understanding of the protective factors that lower suicide risk, and strategies for managing mental health and being proactive about self-care
  • What You Can Do: Guidance on warning signs and behaviors to look for, and how to get help for someone in a suicidal crisis

For additional information about some of the topics covered in Talk Saves Lives, please visit Risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs and What to do when someone is at risk.

A light lunch will be served. The event is free, but you may make a donation when registering.

Presented by Tara E Roche

Contact Tara 435.225.5903 tara@brighamsuicideprevention.org

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