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Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Happenings: Collateral Damage

ACTS/Helpline and the Manassas City Police Department provided suicide prevention training for members of law enforcement entitled, “Collateral Damage: Suicide Prevention for Law Enforcement.” The training was held on April 24, 2008 at the George Mason satelite campus located in Manassas, Virginia. Over eighty law enforcement personnel, from several jurisdications, attended the one day event which included warnings sings of suicide, stress management, burn out, self care and accessing help when necessary.

Robert Douglas, the Executive Director of the National P.O.L.I.C.E. Suicide Foundation participated as the guest speaker. Officer Lt. Meg Carroll of the Manassas City Police provided materials and helped organize the event.

Sent in by Vicki Graham.

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