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Release Date: 03/20/2019

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, in conjunction with Butler Hospital, is conducting a free suicide prevention education event for members of the community. Discussion will include common risk-factors for suicide, potential warning signs, and what we can do to keep our loved ones safe.

The presentation will also look at current research around suicide prevention, and how as a community we can fight this leading cause of death. Light refreshments will be served, and additional information about community resource programs will be available.

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Place: Ray Hall Conference Center
  Butler Hospital
  345 Blackstone Boulevard
  Providence, RI 02906

If you are interested in covering this event or to arrange an interview, please call Kristin Tessier; Butler Hospital at (401) 680-4436 or email ktessier@carene.org.

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Butler Hospital, a member of Care New England, is the only private, nonprofit psychiatric and substance abuse hospital serving adults, seniors and adolescents in Rhode Island and southeastern New England. Founded in 1844, it was the first hospital in Rhode Island and has earned a reputation as the leading provider of innovative psychiatric treatments in the region. The Major Affiliated Teaching Hospital for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Butler is recognized worldwide as a pioneer in conducting cutting-edge research.

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