Free suicide prevention classes scheduled



Aaron Chidester of Vancouver’s Unite4Life will conduct two classes on suicide prevention.

The classes are free and open to the public.

The classes will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St.

For more information, call Shawnee Speratos at 360-213-7783.

Speratos has been working with Chidester to do suicide prevention outreach in Battle Ground.

Three students from Battle Ground High School have committed suicide in the past year.