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Keeping Each Other Safe: Preventing Suicide

  • Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies 901 Northpoint Parkway, Suite 403 West Palm Beach, FL 33407 United States (map)
A newborn placed on moms chest in Hospital.

Join us for our first quarterly education workshop designed to bring together individuals, community partners, donors and others interested in learning more about topics affecting maternal health in our community.

Program Description:
Learning to support people who are experiencing suicidal thoughts can be challenging. In this course, participants  will learn to better understand and work with individuals who express suicidal thoughts or ideation. Special attention will be paid to pregnant women, postnatal women, and families. Participants will learn ways to support people facing suicidal thoughts and ways to keep them as safe as possible.

Learning Objectives:
1.       Discuss statistics and factual data related to suicide
2.       Assess for suicidal thoughts/ideation
3.       Describe safety planning
4.       Identify the difference between self-injury and suicide behaviors

Facilitators:
Jan Bogie, LMHC
Clinical Director at Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County

and 

Kelly Everson, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Earlier Event: October 26
Childbirth Class (GA)
Later Event: October 31
Prenatal Yoga Series 3 (North WPB)