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November 5, 2013
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Workshop teaches suicide intervention skills

After attending an applied suicide intervention skills training workshop five years ago, Debbie Posnien felt better prepared to handle the job ahead of her. The executive director for Douglas County’s Suicide Prevention Network recommends the training for anyone who works with the public, in the medical field, law enforcement or school district. “I felt very assured that if someone ever came to me and told me they were thinking about suicide, I would have the tools to guide them to receiving help,” Posnien said. “It’s a wonderful training that will help you feel more comfortable talking to someone who is …

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