Free suicide awareness courses

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TWO free courses on suicide awareness are being held in Spalding.

Jeff Jeffery, who is trained in suicide intervention, wants to avert familiy tragedies by creating what he calls “a suicide safe community”.

The first session runs from noon-4pm at Spalding Services Club on Tuesday, May 29 and is designed to help people spot suicidal tendencies in others.

The second two-day course runs at Johnson Community Hospital on Monday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 24 – from 9.15am-4.30pm each day – and will give people suicide intervention skills training.

Jeff volunteers his expertise for the Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

l Anyone who wants to know more about the courses – or book a place – should contact Sue Broadbent on 01529 416250 or email sue.broadbent@lpft.nhs.uk

The courses are free to Lincolnshire residents.