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safeTALK - suicide alertness and prevention

safeTALK - suicide alertness and prevention

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safeTALK - suicide alertness and prevention

WHAT ITS ABOUT

This is a Suicide Prevention Workshop led by the very experienced team from Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust. In this incredibly powerful workshop, you will learn to recognise these invitations, or the signs of someone struggling with thoughts of suicide, and the importance of talking directly to your friends and whānau. This is a great opportunity to learn invaluable skills that will help you to identify and support a potentially suicidal friend. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions they are inviting help to stay alive. Learn how to ask the right questions and how to listen with empathy, and take positive action by connecting them with lifesaving resources.

 

REQUIREMENTS


None. just bring yourself.

 

A LITTLE ON THE FACILITATORS

Jade Mitchell - Growing up in Vietnam, mental health is not talked about and I have experienced first-hand how detrimental stigma can be. Now, I am passionate about raising awareness of the importance of open and direct conversations about mental health and suicide in our communities - which is why I am grateful to be one of Life Matters' safeTALK trainers.

 

Corinda Taylor - Kia ora, I am Corinda Taylor. I have delivered over 40 safeTALK workshops since 2017 and one of the co-managers at Life Matters Suicide Prevention Trust. Preventing suicide is possible when we know the signs and how to have safe conversations to allow others to open up and reach for help.


Life Matters Website

STREAM 3: SAFETALK Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm 1 session starting 27th July 2024
Ending 27th July 2024
Fee: $6.00
Clubs and Socs Building - 84 Albany Street - Evison Lounge
STREAM 4: SAFETALK Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm 1 session starting 28th September 2024
Ending 28th September 2024
Fee: $6.00
Clubs and Socs Building - 84 Albany Street - Evison Lounge