Webinar: “Preventing Law Enforcement Suicide: Strategies for Effective and Positive Messaging”

Thursday Aug 27, 2020 - 02:00pm to 03:00pm EDT
Event Description: 

Messaging is an important component of suicide prevention efforts. The way a police agency talks about suicide has a significant impact in preventing suicide and encouraging help-seeking behavior for those who may be in crisis. Join the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Education Development Center, and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention on August 27, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 pm EST for a webinar on strategies for effective and positive messaging for law enforcement.

This webinar will discuss effective strategies for executive leaders and public information officers to promote positive messaging when talking about suicide and suicide prevention in law enforcement agencies.


• Mr. Michael Costigan, Acting Director, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance

• Chief John W. Morrissey (Ret), Kenosha, Wisconsin Police Department

• Ms. Colleen Carr, Director and Secretariat, National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, Education Development Center, Inc.

For questions about the webinar, please contact: osw@theiacp.org

This webinar will be recorded and will be available for viewing afterwards.

United States
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International Association of Chiefs of Police
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