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 milledge.org/soulshop or by calling 706-354-0090 by Sep. 13th.
Milledge Avenue Baptist Church, 1690 S. Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30605