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speaker on addiction and suicide risk

Virtual Chat: Suicide and Addiction with Bradford Health Services

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Date(s) - Fri, 07/23/2021
11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT

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This is a private, closed event with those in recovery on helping a friend struggling with suicide and how common suicide is to those who live with SUD, substance use disorder.

It’s quite common for those who have SUD to struggle with thoughts of suicide. What to do for themselves and others. Surprisingly it’s more about listening than “saying the right thing.” In fact, it’s more about talking less and listening more. And not trying to “fix.”
There are apps and other resources including a safety plan that we will actually work through as a group.

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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked mental health speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational mental health keynotes, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, anxiety, coping strategies/resilience, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

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