Suicide Prevention

group-of-teensWhich of these people are having suicidal thoughts?  Are any of them?  None of them?  How would you know?

This free workshop presented by trainer Keith Chauvette will share NAMI NH’s Connect program – a national Best Practice Program that promotes early detection and treatment of risk factors like mental illness and substance abuse disorders which can lead to suicidal thoughts, threats, attempts and deaths.   During this 2-hour introductory course, participants will learn how to recognize the signs of suicide, how to respond and how to access services to help those who may be at risk.   

Who should attend?  All interested adults are welcome and encouraged to register.  PRINTABLE FLIER

Date:  Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time:  6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location:  St. Lawrence Church
About Our Presenter:

Lieutenant Keith Chauvette is a 21-year veteran of New Hampshire law enforcement and is currently the Support Services Commander for the Goffstown Police Department.  He is a Goffstown High School graduate who completed the 106th NH Police Academy and holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Saint Anselm College.

During his career, Lt. Chauvette has held positions as a DARE Officer, Mountain Bike Patrol Officer, K9 Officer, Field Training Officer, Patrol Sergeant and Patrol Operations Commander.  He is certified, through NAMI NH, as a Suicide Prevention and Post-Vention trainer and presents on this topic nationally.  He is proud to be part of a coalition whose goal is to reduce the number of lives lost to suicide.

Lt. Chauvette and his family are avid sports fans, especially hockey and soccer, and also enjoy running and hiking and are currently on a mission to hike all of NH’s 4,000 ft mountains.   He can be reached via email at kchauvette@goffstownnh.gov.

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