#BeThere For Your Veteran & Caregiver - St. Cloud VA Health Care System
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St. Cloud VA Health Care System

 

#BeThere For Your Veteran & Caregiver

September 10, 2018

Veterans, caregivers, and families and friends of Veterans are invited to attend a training session focused on delivering straightforward, no-nonsense training for family and friends on how to help support Veterans or others who may be at risk for suicide.  

The #BeThere training session is scheduled for September 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., in Bldg. 96 at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center, 4801 Veterans Drive, in St. Cloud.

Suicide prevention is everyone’s priority, and Veterans, caregivers, family members and friends can attend this training to learn how to save someone’s life. The agenda includes S.A.V.E. Training, safety planning, lethal means safety, and presentation of available resources to support Veterans, caregivers, their families and friends in preventing suicide.

Pre-registration is not required. For more information contact Jess Behrends, Caregiver Support Coordinator, at (320) 252-1670 ext. 7283, or jessica.behrends@va.gov.

Veterans and their supporters are reminded that if warning signs are noticed by yourself or a Veteran loved one, call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online at VeteransCrisisLine.net/Chat, or text 838255 to get confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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