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.