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Mental Health First Aid - Conversations About Suicide

Join us at the YMCA Springfield Lakes Community Centre for a workshop to learn how to provide mental health first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal.

This workshop will be facilited by Damien Russell - Clinical Lead /Mental health and Specialised services for West Moreton Health, Ipswich Hospital

The Mental Health First Aid - Conversations About Suicide course will teach you how to identify, approach and support someone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours using a practical, evidence based Action Plan. You will also have the opportunity to practise your new skills in a safe environment.

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

Note: This course is not a therapy or a support group. This course is not recommended for individuals recently bereaved by suicide.

  • This is a 4 hour workshop suitable for any adult that will cover the following:*How to identify warning signs for suicide
  • How to confidently support a person in crisis
  • How to help the person stay safe
  • How to connect someone to appropriate professional help

For more information, contact YMCA Springfield Lakes Community Centre.


8:00am - 12:00pm,
Saturday 10 June 2023

53 Springfield Lakes Blvd 53 Springfield Lakes Boulevard Springfield Lakes, QLD 4300

YMCA Springfield Lakes Community Centre

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