Working Together to Prevent Suicide – Mental Health First Aid Training

September 3, 2019

 

Over 800,000 people worldwide have lost their lives to suicide. There are many reasons as to why; genetic, psychological, social and cultural, as well as well other risk factors. These are sometimes combined with experiences of trauma and loss.

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness on suicide prevention, which could ultimately save thousands of lives. Their theme this year is “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”, citing collaboration as the best way to prevent  suicide. By working together worldwide, a real difference could be made.

JD Training is offering a course this September for Mental Health First Aid, providing the tools you need to make a difference and potentially save a life. The Mental Health First Aid course is essential in helping those who are struggling and opening up conversations and letting people know it’s okay to not be okay. It reduces the stigma surrounding mental health, whilst also boosting knowledge and confidence in those being help with mental health issues.

  • Mental Health First Aid – 1 Day Course: 19th September 2019, £125 per person + VAT

This course is held at our training centre, from 9.00 – 16.00.

To find out more about World Suicide Prevention Day, as well as how you can get involved, please visit their website; https://www.iasp.info/wspd2019/

 

Helplines:

Samaritans: 116 123

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM): 0800 58 58 58

HopeLine UK: 0800 068 4141

Premier Lifeline: 0300 111 0101

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