News for those who live, work and play in the Santiam Canyon

Suicide prevention training for adults

“Question. Persuade. Refer.” are three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide, and make a positive difference in the life of someone you know.

QPR training for adults will be held Feb. 15 at the Armory Building, 104 S.W. Fourth Ave., Albany. The training is from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

You will learn:

• Myths and facts about suicide

• Suicide clues and warning signs

• How to ask someone if they are thinking about suicide

• How to persuade someone to stay alive

• How to refer someone for additional support

Registration is required and space is limited. 

To register or for more information, email [email protected]

Previous Article

Attack the weeds before they take root in the garden

Next Article

Commissioners OK tax break for new carbon company

You might be interested in …

Oregon College Savings Plan reduces fees

Driven by a record-setting year of contributions and a strong fiscal position, the Oregon College Savings Plan (OCSP) has reduced its administrative fee by 20 percent. “Ensuring that higher education is accessible and affordable for […]

Santiam PTO ready for new members

The Santiam Canyon School District Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is seeking new members. The PTO is a group of parents and teachers who want to help the students in the Santiam Canyon School District have […]

Kindergarteners invited to attend orientation

Santiam Elementary is hosting a kindergarten orientation on May 11. While parents complete registration for the 2023-24 school year, future kindergarteners will visit classrooms and meet the teachers. Students will also enjoy a short bus […]