Save Cenla, a local non-profit organization that focuses On raising mental health awareness to prevent suicide in the Central Louisiana, will sponsor an ASIST two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. The Living Works ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) program teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. The workshop will be held Aug. 5-6 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:40 p.m. at he Multi-purpose Building (223 Melancon Dr.) in Marksville.  Cost is $55 per person and includes course materials and lunch and snacks each day. To register go to by July 10. For more information, contact Angela Dixon at 337-519-1888. or Andy Dixon at 337-288-0973 or email

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 8:30am to Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 4:45pm