Training and Talks

We are running a range of suicide prevention training across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire

ASIST

ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

ASIST is a comprehensive two day course which enables you  to become more willing, ready and able to help people who are at risk of suicide. Developed by LivingWorks in Canada and delivered world-wide, it is an interactive and practical course proven to help caregivers learn how to identify risk and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. 

Feedback from recent ASIST courses…

“This course was extremely good and I would strongly recommend it to anyone. It was emotional at times but so very thorough. The trainers were excellent – knowledgeable and encouraging.”
ASIST Participant

“Excellent training and thought-provoking – feel much more confident in dealing with a person considering suicide.”
ASIST Participant

Upcoming courses

Please check for upcoming courses here.

If you are interested in attending or organising a session, please email: ruth.brown@cpslmind.org.uk or call 01223 311320.

STOP Suicide logo

STOP Suicide Workshop

A half-day, purpose-designed training course providing basic risk-assessment and intervention skills.

Upcoming courses

Please check for upcoming courses here.

If you are interested in attending or organising a session, please email: ruth.brown@cpslmind.org.uk or call 01223 311320.

Zero Suicide Alliance FREE Suicide Prevention Training

This training is offered by the Zero Suicide Alliance. It will teach you how to recognise the warning signs and safeguard someone that could be contemplating suicide. 

The free, 20 minute course will teach you:

  • How to identify when someone may be having suicidal thoughts or behaviour.
  • How to talk openly and confidently to a suicidal person about their thoughts and feelings.
  • The best process for signposting individuals to services or support networks that can help them.

You can access the course here: https://www.relias.co.uk/zero-suicide-alliance/form

suicideTALK  – suicide alertness for everyone

Suicide Talk is a 90-minute to half-day session that invites participants to become more aware of suicide prevention opportunities in their community. Dealing openly with the stigma around suicide, this informal exploration focuses upon the question, “Should we talk about suicide?”

For more information, please visit www.livingworks.net