In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10, 2017), the Canadian Mental Health Association will be hosting (4) safeTALK sessions.Click here to register
The emphasis of the ASIST workshop is on suicide first-aid, to help a person at risk stay safe and seek further help. This 2-day workshop will provide participants with the necessary skills to help a person at risk of suicide.
The workshop is for all caregivers (any person in a position of trust). It is suitable for mental health professionals, nurses, physicians, teachers, counselors, school support staff, youth workers, police and correctional staff, clergy and community volunteers.
ASIST workshop is held on two consecutive days between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm and participants must attend both days.
The cost for the ASIST workshop is $203.40(HST included) per participant. Lunch not included.
suicideTALK is a session that invites interested community members to become more aware of suicide prevention opportunities in their community. Dealing openly with the stigma around suicide, this exploration focuses upon the question, "Should we talk about suicide?"
As a suicideTALK-informed session member, you will be better able to: