Darlington County Intervention School hosting suicide prevention training

Darlington County Intervention School hosting suicide prevention training
Posted on 04/11/2016
DCIS Suicide Prevention TrainingDARLINGTON, S.C. – The Darlington County Intervention School, in partnership with the Pee Dee Unit of the S.C. Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, will present “More Than Sad: Suicide Prevention Training for Parents” on Thursday, April 21, at the Darlington County Intervention School.

The program, which begins at 6 p.m., is a curriculum that teaches parents how to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate a conversation about mental health with their child, and get help.

The presenter will be Helen Pridgen, a professional social worker and youth advocate currently serving as S.C. Area Director for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). She is involved at the community, state and national levels in suicide prevention efforts.

The Darlington County Intervention School is located at 100 Magnolia St. in Darlington. For more information, please call 843-393-5617.