FREE Training: Suicide Awareness – Veterans Administration

Date & Location


June 16, 2023
9:00 am to 1:00 pm


New England HIDTA
13 Branch Street, Suite 209
Methuen, MA 01844


This 4-Hour presentation by the Manchester, NH Veterans Administration provides information and education about specific issues related to combat veterans, suicide prevention, and services/resources. The training is specifically geared towards first responders and provides an opportunity to connect with first responders who are also veterans themselves. Videos, discussions, and real-life scenarios will be included as learning tools.

Program Curriculum

  • Introduction, Now, After Video with discussion, adjustment considerations for returning combat veterans.
  • PTSD criteria and discussion
  • De-escalation and practical tips, real life scenarios
  • Stigma & suicide prevention with veteran population
  • Stigma & suicide prevention for first responder population
  • VA program and resources
  • Non- VA programs and resources
  • Questions and Answers

Presented by the Manchester VA – Amy Frechette, VA Suicide Prevention Coordinator


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Cancellation & Refund Policy

GSPCC has a 10-day cancellation policy. Any cancellations less than 10 days from the class start date will not be refunded. Because seating in our courses can be limited, we ask that all cancellations be made at least 10 days prior to the class start date.

We understand there may be exceptions due to unforeseen serious events. If your cancellation is due to a serious issue and is not within 10 days of the first day of the class, GSPCC staff will evaluate the circumstances and work with you on a refund.