Suicide prevention workshop announced
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. --Â The West Virginia Council for the Prevention of Suicide will host a suicide-prevention workshop Friday, June 26, in Martinsburg.
The workshop to educate the community and increase awareness about the "silent epidemic" of suicide is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. at the Holiday Inn at 301 Foxcroft Ave., according to a news release from the suicide-prevention organization.
West Virginia ranks 16th in the nation for suicide as of 2005, and was the state's second-leading cause of death in those ages 14 to 25, according to the American Association of Suicidology.
A $15 registration fee will be charged for the daylong event.
To register, call Lora Lowdermilk at 304-296-1731, ext. 4269.
For more information about the workshop or the West Virginia Council for the Prevention of Suicide, contact Bob Musick at 304-296-1731, ext. 4181, or at email@example.com; or Patrick Tenney at 304-296-1731, ext. 4197, or firstname.lastname@example.org.