Training

Our expert Training Team at Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind (CPSL Mind) run a range of suicide prevention training across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire. You can find details of this and other recommended training below:

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STOP Suicide Talks

Our talks give an excellent opportunity to learn about our STOP Suicide campaign and will provide you with an overview of how to identify a person at risk of suicide and equip you to support that individual to stay safe.

 

STOP Suicide Workshops

Our 3-hour workshops provide you with an overview of how to identify a person at risk of suicide, talk openly about suicide and help a person to stay safe. Importantly, you will also be equipped to look after your own wellbeing.

We may be able to offer free sessions to community groups and to charities providing local services.

 

Upcoming courses

Please check for upcoming free-to-attend courses here.

We deliver both online and face-to-face sessions (when possible) using either Teams or Zoom. We can arrange a group session with your organisation for a minimum of 8 people and a maximum of 16.

If you are interested in organising a session or have any questions, please email: training@cpslmind.org.uk or call 0300 303 4363

ASIST

ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

ASIST is a comprehensive two day course which enables you to become more willing, ready and able to help people who are at risk of suicide. Developed by LivingWorks in Canada and delivered world-wide, it is an interactive and practical course proven to help caregivers learn how to identify risk and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

Feedback from recent ASIST courses…

“This course was extremely good and I would strongly recommend it to anyone. It was emotional at times but so very thorough. The trainers were excellent – knowledgeable and encouraging.”
ASIST Participant

 

“Excellent training and thought-provoking – feel much more confident in dealing with a person considering suicide.”
ASIST Participant

 

Upcoming courses

If you are interested in attending or organising a session, please email: training@cpslmind.org.uk or call 0300 303 4363

Zero Suicide Alliance FREE Suicide Prevention Training

This training is offered by the Zero Suicide Alliance. It will teach you how to recognise the warning signs and safeguard someone that could be contemplating suicide. 

 

The free, 20 minute course will teach you:

 

  • How to identify when someone may be having suicidal thoughts or behaviour.
  • How to talk openly and confidently to a suicidal person about their thoughts and feelings.
  • The best process for signposting individuals to services or support networks that can help them.

 

You can access the course here: https://www.relias.co.uk/zero-suicide-alliance/form