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It’s really opened up my eyes about practicalities in talking about suicide in a way in which we can help, and who we can refer a person at risk to
Identifying and Talking about Suicide Participant
What is Identifying and Talking about Suicide?
An accredited half-day training course that prepares participants to identify persons with thoughts of suicide, respond appropriately and effectively and connect them to support.
Who should attend?
This course is aimed at professionals who come into regular contact with young people but aren't necessarily a long-term caregiver
How does Identifying and Talking about Suicide help prevent suicide?
The majority of young people experiencing thoughts of suicide show or give signs which ‘invite’ those around them to explore whether they may be thinking about suicide. Participants will learn what these ‘invitations’ look like, how to respond to them and how to work with that person to keep them suicide-safe – including, where necessary, which supports or organisations to signpost onto.
After training, participants will:
Here is some of the feedback we have received from recent participants:
92% rated the course 8 or more out of 10; 93% said that they would highly recommend the course to others.
Following the course, 92% said that they felt able to recognise when a young person is at risk of suicide, and 93% said that they felt able to help a person at risk of suicide
“It has reviewed and supported my understanding and ability to assess a young person who may be at risk of suicide and the ability to form a safe plan. It is good to know that PAPYRUS can be accessed by professionals for advice”
“It’s increased my confidence in talking to young people who feel suicidal, providing them with and signposting to further support… it’s nice to know that the support line is there for families and professionals too if they are concerned about a young person.”
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