Category Archives: Suicide Intervention

safeTALK: What is it, and how does it create suicide-safer communities?

safeTALK resources on a table

About a year ago, I undertook additional training & development to be able to facilitate the half-day safeTALK (Suicide Alertness For Everyone) training; a part of the Living Works suite of suicide prevention workshops which sits alongside ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training). Combined within an organisation or a community, safeTALK and ASIST make for […]

Suicide: A Community Issue That Doesn’t Discriminate

Suicide: A Community Issue That Doesn’t Discriminate   Recently I concluded another ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) workshop attended by workers of various organisations supporting ‘at risk‘ groups. As a part of the workshops, participants are asked to indicate if they believe suicide intervention skills could have use outside of their working contexts. I am […]