MeCDC Events

Gatekeeper Training

Date: May 1, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Riverview Hospital, Augusta
Contact: Carrie Horne, Ph: 207.622.5767, E-mail:
Intended Audience: Any school, community, health services agency professional, law enforcement professional, or primary care practice staff needing to understand and practice suicide prevention in their daily lives.

Description: For adults in school and community settings, this training is designed to provide the fundamentals of suicide prevention. This training will 1) provide up-to-date information about suicide; 2) teach basic suicide intervention skills; 3) increase personal confidence and ability to effectively respond to suicidal behavior; and 4) identify helpful resources. This training is the foundation of the Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program, and pre-requisite to MYSPP school-based curriculum training.

Registration includes: Lunch, breaks, CEUs, certificate of attendance. Note: Registration limited to 40 participants.

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