This training presents information for first responders on skills to utilize in suicide prevention with youth. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for youth in the United States. As a first responder, your likelihood of interacting with youth at risk for suicide is high. When gatekeepers know how to respond to suicide risk, lives are saved. In this training you will learn about youth suicide key terms and statistics, warning signs and risk factors associated with youth suicide, effective strategies for responding to youth at risk for suicide, and first responder self-care and support when serving at-risk youth.
Emergency Medical Services, Fire, Law Enforcement
Health & Wellness, Mental Illness, Suicide
Any member may view this course.