Every 43 seconds someone in the U.S. attempts suicide; Every 17 minutes someone in the U.S. dies by suicide.

For every single completed suicide there are at least 25 attempts.

More people die by suicide in Florida than by homicide.  Florida has the 2nd highest rate of suicide in the nation.  

A Training Alert from

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Demian Laudisio 
Switchboard of Miami, Inc. 
305-358-1640 x 156 


Tuesday January 10, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

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Switchboard of Miami Office 
190 NE 3rd Street
Miami, FL 33132

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ASIST logo        Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

A two-day "suicide first aid" workshop for communities created by LivingWorks

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EARN 16 CEU credits. Provider #5110-A

Learn how to:

  • Recognize invitations for help from someone considering suicide
  • Reach out and offer support
  • Review the risk of imminent suicide
  • Apply suicide intervention methods
  • Understand how beliefs and attitudes can affect suicide interventions
  • Link people with appropriate resources

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone with concerns about potential for suicide of family members or friends
  • Natural helpers and advisers
  • Emergency Service Workers
  • Counselors, teachers and ministers
  • Mental health practitioners
  • Anyone in health, welfare or justice - related fields
  • Those in supervisory positions
  • Community volunteers