This Suicide First Aid course is designed to build awareness, equip front-line workers and other individuals with the skills and confidence to intervene. It is aimed at all those who have a role in helping others, and are in a position to help.
Looking for a longer Suicide First Aid course? View the Suicide First Aid 1 Day course.
Booking for large numbers of students? Have a look at on-site training options.
Who should attend?
This course is suitable for individuals who may support managers or key persons in contributing to suicide prevention and who may form part of a network of support within the workplace or community. The course provides a basic understanding of the factors that may lead to suicidal behaviour and knowledge of the key components of suicide prevention.
Please be aware that this course focuses on employees in the workplace and covers subjects that some people may find distressing, including suicide and self-harm. If a delegate feels overwhelmed they can leave the course at any time.
However, if you feel in advance that this subject may be too distressing for the delegate please do not book them on without first asking them whether they would feel comfortable attending. If the learner is unsure whether this topic is suitable for them, please encourage them to contact us to discuss their concerns. For support with your mental health, please contact Samaritans on 116 123, or NHS 111.
Delegates should be 18 years of age or older to attend this course.
Can't find this course in your area?
With a limited number of courses nationwide, we’re looking to find out where our Suicide First Aid courses are most in demand. Register your interest in our Suicide First Aid courses.
- Introduction to suicide prevention
- Stigma and survivors of berevement by suicide and the hidden toll
- Suicide thoughts and suicide behaviour
- Intention of behaviour versus outcome of behaviour
- Possible causes of suicide thoughts
- Suicide - the ripple effect
- Suicide Safety Guidance
- Referring a person onto suicide first aiders.