Connect suicide postvention training for emergency medical services

Date: 2004
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Training
Author:  Connect project
Publisher:  NAMI NH

This training is designed to support proactive planning to ensure an integrated community response with other key service providers after a suicide death. Participants also learn steps for reducing the risk of suicide contagion. It is six hours and can be tailored for specific audiences. The intended audience includes EMS providers/first responders and fire and safety, search and rescue, and disaster response teams. Participants may include administrative staff, chiefs, superintendents, dispatch, and other responders in a department or facility.

Settings:  Family Members and Caregivers, First Responders, Law Enforcement
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Attempts, Risk and Protective Factors, Behavioral Health Disorders
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence, Education and Training
Strategies:  Postvention