Suicide First Aid Physical Classroom


(Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Please note: that this is a 2 day training course.

ASIST teaches verbal First Aid skills to anyone who may come into contact with a person having thoughts of suicide. It gives an introduction to the most widely used Suicide Intervention Model in the world, a model which is applicable in all situations requiring help.

After taking ASIST, you will be better able to:

  • Be suicide alert - identify people who have thoughts of suicide
  • Understand the reasons behind thoughts of suicide and the reasons for living
  • Recognise invitations for help
  • Recognise potential barriers of seeking help
  • Assess risk and safety - develop a plan to increase the safety of the person at risk of suicide
  • Offer support – recognise other important aspects of suicide prevention including life-promotion and self-care
  • Effectively apply a suicide intervention model
  • Link people with community resources

Cost: £25

This training, usually £300 per delegate has been fully funded by Public Health England & Cornwall Council for anyone who lives or works in Cornwall.

The only cost to the delegate is the £25 cost of the workbook.

Please be aware that there is a fee of £25 for cancellation within 7 days of the start of the course and £50 for anyone who fails to attend or gives less than 24 hours notice

Time: Day 1 - 08.45 - 17.00 / Day 2 - 09.00 - 16.30

Please note: This training is for people who live and/or work in Cornwall only.

Please be aware that due to the sensitive nature of this course, people that have had recent and/or personal experience of suicide may find some aspects upsetting. Therefore we would not recommend that you attend at this time. Please contact us to discuss any queries.

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