Identifying and Talking about Suicide Workshop


Identifying and Talking about Suicide Workshop with Papyrus:

WHEN: Saturday 20th May 2017 TIME: 10am-2pm (including breaks) WHERE: Training Room, Birmingham LGBT Centre COURSE CONTENT:

This is a half-day training course for members of the LGBT community that prepares participants to identify persons with thoughts of suicide, respond appropriately and effectively, and connect them to sources of support.

What happens at this session?

Most people with thoughts of suicide show or give signs which invite those around them to ask about suicide. Participants learn what these invitations look like, how to respond to them, and how to help the person at risk to stay safe.

Participants will also:

Learn clear and practical information on how to talk to someone about their thoughts of suicide and respond appropriately

Consider ‘real life’ scenarios

Learn about the importance of self-care.

How does ‘Identifying and Talking about Suicide’ help prevent suicide?

After training, participants will:

Have a greater awareness of the prevalence of suicide on a local and national level

Have a greater understanding of the reasons why a person may have thoughts of suicide

Have the skills and confidence to explore suicide appropriately when identifying invitations

Understand what sources of support are available both internally and externally to their organisation.

BOOKING: spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. To book your space please contact Adam Carver by emailing or call 0121 643 0821.

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