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Oct 4

SafeTALK

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free
Safetalk

Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives.

safeTALK is a half-day alertness workshop that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. safeTALK-trained helpers can recognize these invitations and take action by connecting them with life-saving intervention resources, such as caregivers trained in ASIST.

Since its development in 2006, safeTALK has been used in over 20 countries around the world, and more than 200 selectable video vignettes have been produced to tailor the program’s audio-visual component for diverse audiences. safeTALK-trained helpers are an important part of suicide-safer communities, working alongside intervention resources to identify and avert suicide risks.

Workshop features:

  • Presentations and guidance from a LivingWorks registered trainer
  • Access to support from a local community resource person
  • Powerful audiovisual learning aids
  • The simple yet effective TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe
  • Hands-on skills practice and development

safeTALK helps expand the reach of suicide intervention skills in communities around the world.

Spaces are limited for this free workshop, please register today:

October 4: Register here

If you are between the ages of 15-17, please also complete a consent form and return this after registering on Eventbrite.

safeTALK consent form 4 October

Can’t make the 4th October?  Here are some other upcoming dates:

October 13: Register here

November 24: Register here

Details

Date:
October 4
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://safetalkyouth4october.eventbrite.com.au

Venue

The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River Council
41 Wallcliffe Rd
Margaret River, WA 6285 Australia
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Organiser

Mindful Margaret River
Phone:
0448760737
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