Mental Health Offerings – November 2018

Mental Health Opportunities Abound for November!

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St. Catherine Suicide Prevention   St. Catherine of Siena Mental Health Ministry Team Educational Forum. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:00-9:00 PM St. Catherine of Siena Parish  Music Room, Victoria Hall 814 NE 85th Street Seattle, WA How to Support a Friend with Suicide Loss; How to Recognize & Refer Someone who is Considering Suicide Please join us for a presentation by Marny Lombard of Forefront Suicide Prevention at UW. She will share her experience in learning how to live with the grief of a suicide loss, and ways you can support a friend who has suffered a suicide loss. She also will talk about how to recognize warning signs of suicide risk and steps you can take to connect that person with help. RSVP: Trez – 206-930-2739 or

Ending the Silence Flyer  Saturday, November 10th 9 am – 3 pm (Lunch will be provided) Vashon Presbyterian Church. Keynote Speakers from NAMI will feature a young adult living with mental illness and family members who walk alongside. Morning and afternoon workshops will include Suicide Prevention, Support for Families Dealing living with Mental Illness (with a planned ongoing support group) and opportunity to follow up with keynote speakers. Suggested donation $10/person. No one will be denied for lack of funds. Questions and to RSVP – or call 425.221.1142

FC-TSP Seattle flyer 1 November 30 – evening only; Dec. 1-2 full day FC-TSP program. Recruiting participants for the a recherche study. FC-TSP is a program for parents whose teenage or young-adult child has made a suicide attempt or had one or more traumatic self-injuries. The program aims to provide parents with education, skills and support to effectively manage the stress and other difficulties that arise when their child has attempted suicide or self-harmed.

FC-TSP Seattle flyer 2  Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 – Seattle Training.  FC-TSP is a FREE training program that will provide:* Psychoeducation – Learn up to date information about suicide and self-injurious behavior, emotion dysregulation and trauma* Skill building – Learn coping skills to help you manage your own distress about your child’s difficulty as well as family skills to repair/improve your relationship * Support – Connect with other family and build your own support network.