Save The Date - World Suicide Prevention Seminar: Sept. 4, 2013

NYAPRS Note: The following comes to us courtesy of SAMHSA’s Dennis Romero, who writes “The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) along with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office on Women’s Health (OWH) have partnered to bring a suicide prevention training seminar.   The seminar will coincide with World Suicide Prevention month and will highlight both state and community best and promising practices.


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World Suicide Prevention Month:

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally.

A Regional In-Person Seminar and Simulcast Webcast

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

9:00 AM - 12:00 noon EST


To commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day, this seminar will provide an overview of the US Surgeon General's 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, present community best and promising practices in suicide prevention for at-risk populations, and conduct specialized training on Q, P, R - Question, Persuade, and Refer--an evidence-based tool for gatekeepers on the warning signs of suicide. This seminar will be conducted live in-person with a simulcast webcast. This seminar and webcast are provided free of charge.


For more information, or to register for the meeting or webcast, please visit the website at:

For questions regarding registration, please contact Frank Bajowski at, or by phone at 301-468-6062. For other information, please contact Donna Broomfield at 212- 264-5192 or

Dennis O. Romero, MA
Regional Administrator

Region II (NJ, NY, PR, U.S. VI)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

26 Federal Plaza, Suite 3337

New York, New York 10278

Phone: 212-264-8097

Fax: 212-264-2673


Website: /1-877-726-4727


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