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4th Annual World Suicide Prevention Day Breakfast

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The Broome County Suicide Awareness for Families and Educators (B.C. SAFE) is hosting a free World Suicide Prevention Day Breakfast in support of World Suicide Prevention Day. The mission of B.C. SAFE is to reduce the number of suicides and suicide attempts by increasing public awareness and providing educational and training resources to teens, adults, and educators of Broome County.

The keynote speaker is local psychiatrist, Dr. Clifford Ehmke. Dr. Ehmke will discuss “Veteran’s Mental Health in 2017,” focusing on PTSD and veteran suicide. A Q&A session with Dr. Ehmke will be available for people to address mental health and suicide prevention questions. There will also be connections to local community resources at the event.

The breakfast will take place on Friday, September 8 from 8:30 to10:30 a.m. at The Binghamton Club, 83 Front Street in Binghamton. This event is free to attend, but registration is required and can be done online. RSVP by Friday, September 1. For any questions contact Casey Ward at (607)777-9282 or clward@binghamton.edu.

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