Recognizing Suicidal Ideations Amongst Our County’s Seniors and How We Can HelpName: Recognizing Suicidal Ideations Amongst Our County’s Seniors and How We Can HelpDate: June 26, 2019Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDTEvent Description:This workshop is especially valuable to seniors, senior caregivers, senior families and medical office staff. Bring your lunch and Livingston Catholic Charities will provide beverage, desert, and useful information.
- Suicide amongst seniors has increased by more than 30% according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
- Suicide is more prevalent amongst men.
- Seniors 85 and over are at the highest risk of suicide.
- These numbers are often underreported due to "silent" suicides.