ASIST is a two-day training course that is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 regardless of prior experience. If you want to be able to provide suicide first aid then this course is ideal. Shown by major studies to significantly reduce suicidality, the ASIST model teaches effective intervention skills whilst helping to build suicide prevention networks in the community.
ASIST is the world’s leading suicide intervention skills training with more than 6,000 active facilitators globally. This five-day course is the first step toward becoming a registered ASIST facilitator and delivering your own workshops.
The ASK Workshop is a one-day, evidence-informed and highly interactive suicide prevention training focussed on children.
A 3-day Training course for Facilitators to be able to deliver the ASK training which teaches helpers what to watch for and the steps to take to help prevent child suicide.
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is an educational course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help a person who may be developing a mental health issue. In the same way, as we learn physical first aid, Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognise those crucial warning signs of mental ill-health.
safeTALK is a short course aimed at anyone over 15 years of age. It only takes three and a half hours to complete.
Become aware and be able to respond if suicidal thoughts are present; see how invitations for help are often overlooked; learn about common tendencies to miss, dismiss, and avoid the problem of suicide; Apply the TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe; Understand what community resources are available and how to connect someone with further help.
SafeTALK Training for Trainers (T4T) is a two-day training that prepares participants to deliver safeTALK courses. Every T4T is facilitated by LivingWorks instructors who have extensive experience with safeTALK and training. In order to do this course, all candidate must attend the two-day ASIST course first.
Suicide Awareness Talks
We can arrange for a qualified speaker to present an awareness-raising talk about suicide and suicide prevention to your group, healthcare professionals, company or community organisation. Normally less than one-hour long, we offer these on a donation basis.
Suicide To Hope
The workshop’s goal is to encourage and enable participants to apply a recovery and growth-oriented approach to working with those previously at risk and currently safe from suicide.
Ranging from 90 minutes to a half a day, suicideTALK is an ideal way for participants to become more aware of suicide-related issues within their community. Dealing openly with suicide, this talk focuses on the question “Should we talk about suicide?”
By looking at this in a number of ways, you can discover some of the thinking around suicide in their communities and increase awareness and insight: