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Lunch & Learn, Friday September 29, 2017

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On Friday, September 29, 2017 Be Free Lake hosted a Lunch and Learn Event with Special Guests; Sheriff Peyton Grinnell, Lake County Sheriff and Brett Harding, Chief Forensic Investigator from District 5 Medical Examiner's Office, as they discussed the Opioid Crisis in Our Community.

Be Free Lake would like to express deep gratitude to our special guests for a fantastic presentation and discussion. Also, we would like to thank all the attendees for helping make this event so successful!

Fried Egg 2016

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids presents a new take on a public service announcement you may remember from the past. The "Fried Egg 2016" ad is based on a TV spot from the 1980's that has been updated to reflect today's views and awareness about drug use. Click on the image below to view it:

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Suicide Assessment Five-step Evaluation and Triage SAFE-T

SAFE-T 

Suicide Assessment Five-step Evaluation and Triage 

 

 1

IDENTIFY RISK FACTORS
Note those that can be modiified to reduce risk

 2

IDENTIFY PROTECTIVE FACTORS
Note those that can be enhanced

3

CONDUCT SUICIDE INQUIRY
Suicidal thoughts, plans, behavior, and intent

4

DETERMINE RISK LEVEL/INTERVENTION
Determine risk.  
Choose appropriate intervention to address and reduce risk

5

DOCUMENT
Assessment of risk, rationale, intervention, and follow-up

Suicide Safe Is Now Available for Download!

Today at the National Press Club, SAMHSA Administrator Pamela S. Hyde, J.D., unveiled Suicide Safe, the latest mobile app from SAMHSA.

The app, based on the nationally recognized Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) card, is designed to help primary care and behavioral health providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practices and address suicide risk among their patients.

Suicide Safe is now available for free on iOS® and Android™ mobile devices. Be among the first to try this new suicide prevention learning tool—optimized for tablets.

For more information and resources, visit http://www.sprc.org