Workplaces have an opportunity to play an important role in raising awareness and providing early intervention and support to those at risk of suicide.
Educating all staff on the warning signs of suicide intent and increasing their confidence to have a conversation and provide support, can make a significant difference to someone at risk.
This workshop deals with topics related to mental health and supporting people in a crisis situation and some of the content may be confronting or distressing. This is particularly true for people who have experienced self-harm, suicidal behaviour, or mental illness, or who have supported others through similar experiences.
• Suicide risk factors
• Signs someone may need mental health support
• Escalation pathways
• Where to go for support.
In order to undertake this workshop, it is required that learners have completed the following course at a minimum: