Suicide prevention meeting

April 22, 2009 by J-Wire
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The Jewish House will host a panel to discuss the prevention of suicide within the community.The meeting, to be held next month at the Hakoah Club, will be chaired by David Wooley, the Chairman of Lifeline.

Rabbi Mendel Kastel of the Jewish House told J-Wire that the Chervra Kadisha currently reports that they deal with one suicide or accidental death every month.

The panel will discuss how to respond to a visible sign of risk of suicide within family and social circles.

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