Would you know what to say if a friend told you they were thinking of suicide?
Would you know what to do if a roommate displayed warning signs of emotional distress?
SafeTALK, about three hours in duration, is a training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connects them to suicide first aid resources. Most people with thoughts of suicide invite help to stay safe. Alert helpers know how to use these opportunities to support that desire for safety.
As a SafeTALK-trained suicide alert helper, you will be better able to:
- move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid suicide;
- identify people who have thoughts of suicide;
- apply the TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe) to connect a person with suicide thoughts to suicide first aid and intervention caregivers.
When: Wednesday, April 16th 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Where: Bronco Student Center Orion AB