safeTALK

safeTALK prepares the participant to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and to connect them to suicide first-aid resources.  This workshop can be valuable to anyone who interacts with others, either professionally or socially, to engage with someone who may be having thoughts of suicide.

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With safeTALK, participants in just 3 hours can learn how to:

  • Move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid suicide
  • Identify people who have thoughts of suicide
  • Apply the TALK steps to connect a person with suicide thoughts to a suicide first-aid intervention caregiver

safeTALK is available to individuals 15 years and older and can be facilitated in either French or English.  Powerful video clips illustrate both non-alert and alert responses while discussion and practice help stimulate learning.  Learn steps that contribute to saving lives.

 

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Who benefits from safeTalk?

  • School faculty
  • First Responders
  • Businesses and community organizations
  • Parents and parent councils
  • Community groups
  • Anyone who is interested in preventing suicide

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How much does safeTALK cost?

The cost for the safeTALK workshop is $50 per participant.  Note that the number of participants must be between 15 and 30 to book a workshop.

safeTALK complements the 2-day ASIST workshop, but it is not mandatory to complete both courses.

How can I book a safeTALK session?

Easy!  Simply fill out our online request form to get started.