The Regional Suicide Resource Office is providing a safeTALK training programme on Tuesday 23rd February 2016 in Shine, 1 Barronstrand Street, The Quay, Waterford from 9.30am – 1pm.

If you have previously attended the ASIST workshop, you do not need to attend safeTALK.

safeTALK is a challenging programme that prepares people to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources.  The alertness skills learned in the training are practiced during the training. For your information, there is a document attached giving you a brief description of the training.

Places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.  Please ensure that you / nominee are free on from 9.30am-1pm as certification only comes with full completion of the course.

Please note;

 It is important for you/nominee to have read the course details here [pdf-embedder url=”http://waterfordlife.ie/wp-content/uploads/SafeTALK-Info.pdf”]

 

 It is not recommended to attend this course if you/nominee have been bereaved by suicide in the last year

 

 It is essential that you/nominee are personally ready to participate in this course. Should this change, you/nominee need to contact this office as soon as possible.

 

 Participants need to be aged 18 years and over to attend

 

 If you have any queries about the above, please contact Agatha Lawless on 051 874013 or Agatha.lawless@hse.ie

 

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