A press release from the Crystal Lake Chief of Police:
Suicide Prevention and Awareness presentation at Coffee with the Chief on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 6:00 pm
This program is free and open to all.
In 2014, suicides accounted for 42,826 deaths in the United States.
It is the 10th leading cause of death in the country according to the CDC, and is the 2nd leading cause of death among males 44 years of age and under.
For every suicide, 25 attempts are made.
You are cordially invited to join Chief James Black and members of the Crystal Lake Police Department for coffee, conversation, and an educational program on Suicide Prevention and Awareness.
During this segment of Coffee with the Chief, representatives from the Suicide Prevention Task Force will provide a training on Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR).
QPR’s mission is to save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training.
Coffee with the Chief is scheduled for Tuesday, January 16th from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (but may run longer) at the Crystal Lake Police Department, 100 W Woodstock Street , Crystal Lake.
Seating is limited, please R.S.V.P. to Officer Ed Pluviose at 815-356-3731 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.