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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don’t need any formal training to attend the workshop—anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model.

Date: Saturday & Sunday, June 29th & 30th, 2019
*Both days MUST be attended
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
ISU Extension & Outreach, 3109 Old Hwy 218 S, Iowa City, IA
Trainers: Colleen McRoberts & Sara Knox from CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank, formerly The Crisis Center


This training is valued at $250 per person but is provided at no cost through the generosity of Mental Health & Disability Services of the East Central Region and the National Suicide Prevention LifelineIt is important that you contact us if you’re unable to attend so that we can refill your spot.

Lunch is provided. Please include any dietary restrictions or other accommodations in the comments.

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