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Suicide Intervention Training

Columbus, Ind.—Centerstone will host a two-day workshop, “Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training” (ASIST) on April 23 and 24, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Ivy Tech-Madison (590 Ivy Tech Drive, Rm. 1375, Madison, Ind.). Space is limited to 30 participants; attendance on both days is mandatory (integral to the success off the training); and the registration fee is $50 (scholarships may be available).

ASIST is a two-day, intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course dsigned to help individuals recognize risk and learn how to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST is designed to help all caregivers become more willing, ready, and able to help persons at risk. The emphasis of the workshop is on suicide FIRST AID—helping a person at risk stay safe and seek further help. Continuing education credits will be available with on site application. To make reservations, contact Donna Stephens, 812-265-1918, or for more information, contact Amy Williams (812-314-3413), Cathi Norton (812-355-6387) or check our Events page.

About Centerstone

Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, is the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare. With a history that spans over fifty years, Centerstone provides a full range of behavioral health and related educational services to more than 69,000 individuals of all ages and their families annually. Children, adolescents, adults, seniors, and families all receive help from a multitude of different programs in more than 120 facilities and 150 partnership locations in Indiana and Tennessee. Centerstone is accredited by The Joint Commission in Indiana and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in Tennessee. For more information about Centerstone, please call toll free at 888-291-4357.

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