A Life Worth Living Suicide Prevention Training (Face2Face) Washington Mind


17/01/2024 at 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

ALWL Suicide Prevention Training Sunderland 

This training session is a targeted approach for those living, working or studying across the City of Sunderland.

Date: 17th January 2023

Time: 9.30am – 1.30pm

Location: Washington Mind, Grasmere Terrace, Columbia, Washington, NE38 7LP

Aims: Both nationally and regionally we are challenged with preventing suicide. By training our community we can tackle the stigma associated with suicide and reach many more people and their families. This half day training course focuses upon a community approach to suicide prevention and intervention.

Objectives: Offer support and information to people who are experiencing suicidal thoughts support local people to identify ‘a life worth living’ and equip workers and
volunteers with the confidence, skills and knowledge they need to offer support and information to a potentially suicidal person.

  • Provide them with knowledge to signpost to local services and access the
    relevant pathway of support
  • Reduce suicides
  • Upon completion of the training workshop delegates will have developed competencies in the areas of skills, knowledge and attitudes associated with suicide prevention.

There are many myths about suicide, get the facts ……attend the training.
Due to the subject of this training it is not recommended for those who have recently been bereaved and for some who may be experiencing
suicidal thoughts.

This training is funded by Sunderland City Council and places are limited to those working/studying and/or residing in City of Sunderland. Please note that there will be a £50.00 charge for any non-attendance, non completion of the full course, or not having cancelled your space within 7 days from the date of required attendance.



Registration Information

Supportive Person

A supportive person is required as the course can be emotive and we need to have a person in place should you require additional support during the course, this can be a colleague, friend, relative etc.

Organisation Info

If attending a workplace course, you must provide details about the organisation

Booking and Cancellation Policy

Whilst there is no payment taken at the time of booking your fully funded space via our online booking system Washington Mind reserves the right to charge a £50.00 fee as agreed with funders for the following:

  • Cancellation of attendance within 0 - 7 days before the training session
  • None attendance on the day of the training session ( DNA)
  • None completion of all sessions that apply to delivery of the course in full.
  • An alternative delegate may be substituted by an organisation without charge for the whole course. Delegates can NOT be substituted partway through the training course.
  • The delegate is aware that Washington Mind’s mental health training programme covers emotive subjects such as suicide, self-harm, death and dying.
  • By submitting the booking form, the delegate agrees to the dates, times and the subsequent charge referenced
  • The delegate must be able to attend the training session in FULL
  • Washington Mind reserve the right to cancel a training session for operational reasons at any time
  • Please contact Washington Mind if you wish to discuss or clarify anything further before making a booking

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