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Suicide Awareness & Prevention

This is a past event.

In honor of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Melissa Evans, LICSW, lead social worker on the Suicide Prevention Team at the Birmingham VA, will discuss the scope of the suicide problem among veterans as well as myths and misinformation about suicide, signs and symptoms of suicidal thinking, ways to identify those at risk of suicide and how to ask questions about suicide in an objective and non-threatening way.

UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center programs are open to all UAB, UAB Medicine, VIVA Health and Homewood City School System employees.


● To attend the live session, go to and enroll in “Mental Health” under the catalog tab.

● To attend via online Zoom webinar, go to and register to receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the webinar.

To request disability accommodations, email or call 205-934-4205.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

West Pavilion, Board Room
615 18th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Workshop/Educational


Health & Wellness

Target Audience

Faculty & Staff




Employee Assistance & Counseling Center
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