Photo courtesy of Inspiration Point Christian Camp and Conference Center.


APRIL 24, 2018

Suicide prevention training

Suicide is preventable, but it is the second leading cause of death, on average, of ages 10 to 24. Directors and counselors can easily learn the signs of suicidal ideation and how to help students who suffer from it. Join Craig Lomax as he explains the steps you can take that might save a camper's or a staff member's life. Learn to recognize the risk factors and warning signs of those thinking about suicide, appropriately ask someone who may be at risk if they are having suicidal thoughts, and persuade those at risk to choose life and to get help.

About Craig Lomax

Craig Lomax has been the co-founder and director of Rock-N-Water Christian Adventure Camps in Northern California since 1989. After losing his daughter, Linnea Lomax, to a mental illness via suicide, he became a mental health and suicide prevention advocate. Recently, he helped co-lead legislative efforts to produce a law (AB89) that requires psychologists in California to have basic suicide assessment and intervention training. He is a certified suicide prevention trainer for the QPR Institute and has provided gatekeeper trainings for churches, schools, camps, CCCA regional and nationals, Association of Christian Schools International and He and his wife, Marianne, have two other adult children who were raised at camp.

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