safeTALK

When:
September 5, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm UTC Timezone
2017-09-05T12:30:00+00:00
2017-09-05T15:30:00+00:00
Where:
Cameron Hospital, Leven - Ivy Room
Cameron Road
Windygates, Leven KY8 5RR
UK
Cost:
Free

Aim: 

To enable participants to recognise and engage people who might be having thoughts of suicide and to connect them with community resources trained in suicide intervention.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Awareness that people at risk of suicide are often not given help due to cultural myths and misinformation.
  • The ability to recognise when a person might be having thoughts of suicide.
  • The skills to be able to engage that person in direct and open talk about suicide.
  • The ability to move quickly to connect them with someone trained in suicide prevention who can review the risk and develop a plan to reduce the risk of harm or death.

Who should attend?

safeTALK is designed to be an introductory course for anyone interested in learning to be suicide aware.

Facilitator:

Derek Magee, Contact Point Organiser, Barony Housing Association.

 

Apply for a place online.