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Argosy University, Orange County hosts safeTALK for suicide awareness on Saturday, December 3

Argosy University, Orange County hosts safeTALK for suicide awareness on Saturday, December 3

Join Argosy University, Orange County on Saturday, December 3, 2016, from 9 am – 12 pm for safeTALK. safeTALK is a service of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and is for everyone who wants to help prevent suicide: front liner workers, clergy, volunteers, parents, youth*, teachers, law enforcement ... anyone who wants to help with suicide prevention.


When: Saturday, December 3, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where: Argosy University, Orange County

601 South Lewis Street | Orange, CA 92868

This workshop is limited to 30 participants


For more information and RSVP, contact:

Angelique Jackson, Business Development and Military Outreach

Phone: 310.531.9664 | Email:


safeTALK teaches members of the community to recognize people with thoughts of suicide and to connect them to suicide first aid resources. This 3-hour workshop offers a carefully crafted set of helping steps and the use of creative educational processes to make it possible for attendees to leave safeTALK willing and able to be suicide alert helpers.


In only a few hours, attendees can learn how to:

• provide practical help to people with thoughts of suicide

• be a suicide alert helper

• be aware that opportunities to help a person with thoughts of suicide are sometimes missed, dismissed and avoided

• activate a suicide alert using TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe)

• connect people with thoughts of suicide to people trained in suicide intervention


Guest Speaker:

Jessica van der Stad

Jessica van der Stad is the Area Director for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. AFSP is the nation’s largest not-for-profit dedicated to saving lives and providing hope to those impacted by suicide. Jessica is also a certified safeTALK and ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) trainer. As a survivor of suicide loss, Jessica’s work focuses on bringing people together from different communities and backgrounds to understand and prevent suicide, and to help heal the pain it causes.


*safeTALK is for anyone age 15 or older

To request accommodations in connection with this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 866.505.0332.

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