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Special Weekend ASIST in June!

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We are hosting a special weekend version of ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) for those who may not be able to make the standard weekday trainings. Saturday June 3 and Sunday June 4, 8:45am to 5pm at the Crisis Centre (763 East Broadway, Vancouver). ASIST is an internationally recognized two-day workshop developed by Living […]

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New Community Training Dates Added for March!

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  ASIST is an internationally recognized two-day workshop developed by Living Works Education. Using multi-media presentations, this two-day practice-oriented training builds skills and confidence in suicide intervention. Certificate and participant materials provided. Upcoming dates: March 13  & 14, March 27 & 28, April 20 & 21, June 3 & 4, June 28 & 29.  More […]

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New Suicide Loss Support Group

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The BC Bereavement Helpline and the Crisis Centre are hosting a grief support group for those who have been bereaved by suicide. Being with others who have experienced a similar loss has proven to break isolation and create long-term networks of support. Suicide loss can be a unique and complicated grief.  Jude Platzer, one of […]

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2016 World Suicide Prevention Day

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Join the global community in observing World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) on September 10, 2016. Here’s how you can get involved locally! Attend Mysterious Barricades – a special coast-to-coast concert for suicide awareness, prevention, and hope. (Saturday September 10, 5pm to 6:30pm, UBC Old Auditorium)  www.mysteriousbarricades.org Host an awareness event or fundraiser at your place […]

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