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Monday, April 15, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This training teaches students, staff, and faculty to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first-aid resources. 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 learn to recognize these invitations and take action.

Training content:

  • Move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss, or avoid the topic of suicide
  • Identify people with thoughts of suicide
    • Learn simple yet effective TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe
  • Apply the TALK steps to connect a person with suicide thoughts to life-saving first aid resources.

Registration is on LEADS.

Location 
NH - Ira G. Needles Hall
Needles Hall North, 2nd Floor, Counselling Services, Room 2447
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada
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