Suicide Prevention and
This three‐hour workshop will prepare you to recognize and support a person with thoughts of suicide. You will become a “safeTALK‐trained suicide alert helper,” which will allow you to move beyond the common tendency to dismiss or avoid suicide. This training will provide instruction in how to properly connect a person with thoughts of suicide to first aid and intervention caregivers.
The LivingWorks safeTALK experience
LivingWorks safeTALK face-to-face workshop features powerful presentations, audiovisuals, and skills practice. At a LivingWorks safeTALK workshop, you'll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone, and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support. A skilled, supportive trainer will guide you through the course, and a community resource will be on hand to support your safety and comfort.
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"LivingWorks safeTALK trainees learn to recognize when someone is thinking about suicide and connect them to an intervention provider, such as an LivingWorks ASIST trainee. In this way, LivingWorks safeTALK trainees build a safety network around these intervention providers and greatly increase their reach and impact."
LivingWorks safeTALK is proven effective
Like all of LivingWorks' core programs, LivingWorks safeTALK is evidence-based. Here's what over 15 peer-reviewed reports and government studies on LivingWorks safeTALK found:
Improves trainee skills and readiness
Safe for trainees, with no adverse effects from training
Effective for participants as young as 15 years old
Helps break down suicide stigma in the community
Better skill retention compared to other connector programs