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Finding The Courage To Ask

If you’re concerned for someone’s safety after reading the warning signs of suicide, have a conversation with them. While discussing suicide may be difficult and overwhelming, dialogue could be the very thing that helps prevent it. With a topic as important as someone’s life, we collectively need to become more comfortable engaging in conversations about suicide.

Outlined below are items to consider when speaking to someone with suicidal thoughts. Each point offers direction to help you feel comfortable initiating and furthering the discussion.

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The Suicide Warning Signs You Need To Address

Suicide is not an easy topic to discuss. It’s scary, uncomfortable and incredibly sensitive. But if you suspect someone is considering suicide, initiating a conversation is crucial. As nationwide deaths by suicide continue to rise, increasing awareness needs to be a priority. Individuals with suicidal intentions often exhibit observable warning signs. Your ability to recognize these signs could help save a life. Speak up, reach out and educate yourself so you can help someone in need. Here are a few warning sign examples.

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Mental Health Affects Us All: A Conversation With Jason Hooper of KVC Health Systems

“Positive behavioral and mental health is the key to overall health,” said Jason Hooper, president and CEO of KVC Health Systems. The nonprofit organization works to stabilize and strengthen families in crisis. Nationally, they provide hope and help to families struggling with behavioral health, child welfare and community health and wellness.

Recently, Hooper shared about recent themes in behavioral health as well as KVC Health System’s goals and focus for the future.

Discover how KVC Health Systems is impacting behavioral healthcare by paving brighter futures for children, families and caregivers on CareThreads.

#FUTURES17 – Week 8 – Supporting Change with Netsmart

Every day, new breakthroughs in technology occur, and it can be tough for healthcare providers to stay up-to-date with modern systems and solutions. Netsmart helps healthcare providers by developing innovative solutions that are HIPAA certified and compliant. The solutions that we offer provide great value to our clients and partners and we are excited to work with them as they embark on journeys of embracing new solutions and products. Implementing this technology can be challenging in the short-term because you are changing the way you access information. But in the long-term, the benefits far outweigh any bumps along the way.

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#FUTURES17 – WEEK 6 – Women in Healthcare

Woman are increasingly making waves in fields once dominated by men, such as healthcare. In a world where healthcare is ever-changing, there are those that rise above and beyond to evolve and create new solutions for the industry. These women are upholding the backbone of healthcare. They are working tirelessly to revolutionize and transform the field to improve the lives of individuals everywhere.

Join Engineering FUTURES Diamond McNeill, Morgan Kuerschner and, Julia Drahozal along with Consulting FUTURE Hannah Valentine as they highlight a few women of influence in healthcare and impact they are making on the industry.

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Walk The Walk, Talk The Talk – Netsmart Associates Become Mental Health First Aid Instructors

CPR. We’re all aware of this vital, life-saving technique. It is a training many of us have learned at some point in life – in Boy Scouts, after school programs or first aid training because it is a simple way to potentially save someone’s life. But, what if there was a health issue that affected more people than heart attacks and only 1 million people across the United States knew how to save someone from it?

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Tricia (left) and Julie at their Mental Health First Aid training.

Mental illness affects more than 43.8 million adults. That number continues to grow, creating a significant need to prepare individuals to know how to help in mental health emergencies. Managed and operated by the National Council for Behavioral Health and the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour course that gives people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Engineering Career Fair!

We are at the University of Missouri in Columbia at #MizzouArena, today for the Engineering Career Fair.  Team #NTST is being represented by, Ashley DeMond, Jonny Larson, Scott Page, Ryan Brady and William Givens. We have all new banners, tablecloths, shirts, giveaways, etc. so we’re excited about seeing your smiling faces!  We are looking for Cloud and Software Engineers to join the Netsmart family, full-time and student opportunities are available!

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