Whether directly or indirectly, most people with thoughts of suicide invite help to stay safe. SafeTALK is a 3.5 hour training that prepares participants to recognize these invitations and connect a person with thoughts of suicide to intervention resources. Powerful videos illustrate the importance of suicide alertness, while discussion and practice stimulate learning. This session will allow you to realize you can talk about suicide.
Who should attend?
Anyone 16+ who wants to help people be safer from suicide.
- Move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid suicide;
- Recognize people who have thoughts of suicide, and;
- Apply the TALK steps to connect a person with thoughts of suicide to a suicide first-aid intervention caregiver.