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Day of Action: Mental Health Month Kick-Off

Palomar College Behavioral Health Counseling Services is kicking off Mental Health Month and supporting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by participating virtually in the Day of Action on Saturday, April 24th.

Help us raise awareness about mental health, prevent suicide and support AFSP’s mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.

Itinerary

  • 10:00am: Welcome & Honor Bead Ceremony
  • 11:00am- 11:30am: Break
  • 11:30am: “It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health” Film Screening

Registration

Register here for free by joining our Palomar Comets team and receive your Zoom link.

Help support the cause by donating to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), funding research, education, advocacy, and support for those affected by suicide.

 

PIO Workshop: How To Talk About Suicide (Higher Education Community)

 Learn how to safely and effectively communicate about suicide and suicide prevention with media.

About this Event

This free, 2 hour, interactive Zoom training for college & university staff and students includes review of safe and effective messaging for suicide & suicide prevention and prepares individuals for media interviews and to better communicate with others on the topic in general.

Objectives:

  • Practice communication skills using safe and effective messaging for suicide prevention.
  • Learn new tips to appropriately engage media on the topic of suicide.
  • Create a suicide prevention messaging framework, specifically on college & university based scenarios.

Who should attend?

College & University Public Information Officers, Communication Specialists, Peer Educators, other staff members in a position to communicate about suicide & suicide prevention to media and the higher education community, and any interested college & university students.

Register at: https://spchigheredpioworkshop.eventbrite.com. Zoom link is required to attend and will be provided upon registration.

For more information, contact Brett Hall at bhall@sdchip.org.