Suicide Prevention

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This webinar will cover the range of Risk and Protective Factors, the Warning Signs, and what to do if someone may be at risk for suicide  (whether it is a family, friend  or acquaintance). The webinar will review actions to take when there is immediate concern and resources in the community that can help create a safety net for people at risk of suicide. This webinar is not a substitute for a professional assessment. If you are concerned about someone or if you are having thoughts of suicide, contact your local community mental health center or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255). If you feel there is imminent risk, call 911.


  • Introduction
  • Core Principles
  • Roles of Gatekeepers
  • The “S” Word
  • Social, Cultural, and Personal Issues
  • Suicide and Demographics
  • Risk Factors
  • Protective Factors
  • Warning Signs
  • Connecting With Someone at Risk
  • Resources

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