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An Introduction to Suicide Prevention skills SP-EAK - Suicide Prevention - Explore, Ask, Keep-Safe

Course Title:
An Introduction to Suicide Prevention skills SP-EAK - Suicide Prevention - Explore, Ask, Keep-Safe
Course Code:
Suicide (Papyrus) (SP-EAK)

Suicide is the biggest killer of young people – male and female – under 35 in the UK. Every year many thousands more attempt or contemplate suicide, harm themselves or suffer alone, afraid to speak openly about how they are feeling.  There have recently been a number of deaths of young people by suicide in Kingston and Richmond including Child B in Kingston in 2015

  Scheduled Dates For Course:
Course DateEnd Date of RegistrationTimeVenue
23/09/2021 16/09/2021 09:30-13:00 Online
Course Duration:
Half Day
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This 3.5 hours session is delivered by Papyrus the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.  Papyrus aims to reduce the number of young people who take their own lives by shattering the stigma around suicide and equipping young people and their communities with the skills to recognise and respond to suicidal behaviour.  This training is for anyone who wants to increase their awareness about young people and suicide and develop skills for recognising and responding to suicidal behaviour

  Learning Outcomes:
  • To consider the attitudes, myths and stigma that surround suicide.
  • To recognise and explore the ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide.
  • To encourage an open, safe and sensitive conversation about suicide with a person having thoughts of suicide.
  • To support a safety plan with someone thinking of suicide
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