Suicide Awareness Training, Sep. 16 or 17

Soul Shop, Ministering to Suicidal Desperation

Two suicide awareness trainings are scheduled in Athens, at Milledge Avenue Baptist Church. One training is on Sunday, Sep. 16, from 3 pm – 5 pm, for anyone in the community. The second training is on Monday, Sep. 17, from 9 am – 5 pm, for lay and professional leaders in faith communities.

On Sunday, the community training will address: 

  • how we think and talk about suicide
  • suicide as a community health problem
  • steps to take to reduce the risk of suicide

On Monday, the lay and professional training will address:

  • how to respond to persons impacted by suicidal desperation
  • develop soul-safe communities to decrease the risk of suicide
  • change congregational culture around suicide

The Monday training includes a boxed lunch for a $10 registration fee.

Register at or by calling 706-354-0090 by Sep. 13th.

Milledge Avenue Baptist Church, 1690 S. Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA  30605