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Suicide Prevention Training

Supportive hand holding between peers

This course is available online using Zoom and face to face for organisations in Manchester. It can be booked at a time and date to suit your organisation.

Length:    3 hours
Number of Learners:    Max. 14
Price:    £625 + VAT face to face | £550 + VAT online

Discounts available for Charity/Third Sector in Manchester – please enquire for your discount code.


This course is designed to build understanding and awareness of suicide and to provide some practical guidance on how you can safely support somebody who is feeling suicidal.

The training is provided in an open and safe environment.

Who is it for

This course is suitable for anybody interested in learning more about suicide prevention.

Learning aims

  • To better understand suicide, including suicidal feelings, risk and preventative factors
  • To feel more confident to safely support somebody who is suicidal
  • To learn practical skills and tools that can be used to support somebody who is suicidal

Course content

  • What is suicide?
  • The suicide continuum
  • Risk and protective factors
  • Understanding suicidal feelings
  • Models and action planning for situations relating to suicide
  • Support and safety planning
  • Having conversations with someone who is/might be feeling suicidal
  • Self-care and how to support yourself

An enjoyable course with a supportive and understanding trainer with skills and experience of the subject matter.

We’re a local, independent charity and we’re here to support you.

Any profit we make from training is invested back into our charity to enable us to continue to provide and develop our services for young people and adults at a time when they are more needed than ever. Find out more about the work we do here.

For a range of free wellbeing resources, check out our Self-Care Hub.

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