Suicide remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide, according to the World Health Organization's estimates. As a family member, friend, or colleague, you may know someone in your life who is at risk of suicide. How will you recognize the risk and what should you do?
In this one-hour session being offered twice, licensed psychologist, author, and executive coach Jay Sandys will provide guidance on:
- Separating myth from fact about suicide
- Recognizing the warning signs of suicide
- Learning the do's and don'ts for helping others
- Gaining tools and resources to help yourself
Register for one of these dates:
Wednesday, Sept. 14, noon to 1 p.m. Click here to register.
Thursday, Sept. 22, 3 to 4 p.m. Click here to register.
If you or someone you know has been impacted by suicide or thoughts of suicide, please know that you are not alone. Free, confidential counseling support—for you and your loved ones—is available 24/7/365 by calling JHEAP, the Johns Hopkins Employee Assistance Program at 1-888-978-1262.