So many people are reluctant to start a conversation about mental health because they are afraid they wouldn't know what to do if suicide was mentioned.
ASIST teaches all the skills needed to recognise that someone may be having a rough time, talking about suicide if it's on their mind, then collaboratively creating short term safety for them.
It is one of those workshops that people remember as super engaging, extremely practical, and delightfully skills focused.
Every workshop, someone will tell us it has been the best training they have ever attended.
Even though we spend two days diving deep into how to help a person with thoughts of suicide - participants walk away confident, energised, and hopeful.
Developed by LivingWorks Education, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is the gold standard in suicide first aid programs internationally.
Lifeline phone operators use the ASIST model every day but these skills are for everyone.
A highly engaging half-day workshop that shows how to recognise and ask someone about suicide, then connect them with help.
Developed by LivingWorks Education, safeTALK focuses on suicide alertness. It is appropriate for larger groups and is generally rolled out widely within organisations as part of creating a culture of safety.
An engaging and highly practical two-day workshop that teaches anyone how to help with a range of common mental health problems.
Mental Health First Aid is an Australian early-intervention program that has been widely adopted by the international community.
MHFA courses teach mental health first aid strategies to members of the public.
Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem, or in a mental health crisis.
Topics covered include: depression, anxiety, psychosis, substance use problems, aggression, suicide, helping someone post-trauma and more.