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Suicide First Aid (one day)

Many of us are trained in physical first aid. And yet we are far more likely to come across someone who is thinking of suicide than someone who is, say, having a heart attack. In any 2 week period, 1 in 5 Australians are thinking of suicide. That’s over 1.2 million people.

Would you know if someone was thinking of suicide?
Would you know what to say or do?

Give just one day of your time to attend a Suicide First Aid workshop, and learn a simple step-by-step guide to help a person who is thinking of killing themselves to consider their options and stay safe. No prior training is needed to attend this workshop, only a willingness to make a difference.

Most people thinking of suicide never get an opportunity to have this type of conversation, and often make the biggest decision of their life without first talking through what their intentions are. Most would consider staying safe if only they could have the chance to talk with someone who was calm and respectful.

What will I learn?

  • The impact and value of personal and professional experience with suicide
  • What prevents people seeking help
  • Prevalence of suicide thoughts and suicide behaviours
  • The signs of suicide
  • The Suicide-Safety Guide
  • Partnership working and community resources
  • Debriefing and self-care

Why take this course?

  • Evidence-based and independently-evaluated
  • Flexibility, sensitivity and safety considered paramount throughout
  • Includes latest research and relevant news stories
  • Interactive and practical adult learning, with trainer-led discussions, case studies, short films, and time to practice
  • Passionate qualified trainers with hands-on experience of conducting suicide interventions
  • Individually tailored to meet your needs and requirements