How to Talk About Suicide & Help Save Lives

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

About this event

This free, 2 hour, Public Information Officer (PIO)Workshop includes a 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.

Who should attend?

Public Information Officers, Communication Specialists, other staff members in a position to communicate about suicide & suicide prevention to media, and the general public representing the education, hospital, faith, mental health, and other related fields.

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

Zoom link is required to attend and will be provided upon registration.