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Suicide Prevention


Michael Day, Psy.D., offers tools for suicide intervention and support.

Product Description


Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, yet it is also one of the most preventable causes of death. Michael Day, Psy.D., offers a practical, research-based approach to intervening with and supporting individuals who are suicidal.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Identify key warning signs and risk factors for suicidal behavior;
  2. Explore the mental processes that can lead to suicidal thoughts and behavior; and
  3. Learn a three-step model for intervention and support of individuals who are suicidal.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. How comfortable do I feel talking with someone about their thoughts and feelings related to suicide?
  2. What are my personal beliefs about suicide and how might those impact the way I approach or interact with someone considering suicide?
  3. What does our culture say about suicide? To what degree am I impacted by society’s views on the topic?