January Safety Council – Suicide Prevention
Please join us for our 6th Ross County Safety Council meeting of the year on January 9th from 11:15am-1:00pm at the Adena PACCAR Medical Education Center (446 Hospital Rd. in Chillicothe). Food will be catered by BFI Catering and served at 11:15. Presentation will immediately follow at 12:00-1pm.
Topic: Starting a Conversation with a Suicidal Person
Speaker: Patrina Lee, Suicide Prevention Coordinator with the VA
Patrina Lee LISW-S is the Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the Chillicothe VA Medical Center. She has 14 years of experience as a Licensed Social Worker providing crisis intervention and mental health treatment to patients affected by substance abuse, mental illness and homelessness. Patrina has worked in the non-profit, private, and government sectors in inpatient, residential, and outpatient settings. Prior to becoming a social worker, Patrina volunteered for a local suicide prevention crisis hotline which provided direction for her lifelong passion to help others live meaningful lives.