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Flagler County Veterans Services is teaming up with the Veterans Administration at the Government Services Building from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, for a suicide prevention event to ensure that all veterans, their family, and their friends are aware of the Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 (press 1). And while this event is veteran-centric, there will be provided valuable suicide awareness and prevention information for all.

September is national Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

“Stefan Weeks is a licensed clinical social worker with the VA, and he will be available to answer questions and provide information,” said Veterans Services Officer David Lydon. “We will have some giveaways like koozies with the Veterans Crisis Line phone number, but also trigger locks – an important safety measure if you have a loved one suffering with depression or PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder).” Continue reading here…