Time Requirement: 3 Hours
safeTALK is a powerful experience. You can expect to feel challenged, empowered, and hopeful. Your safe TALK trainer will demonstrate the importance of suicice alertness and help you identify ways people invite help when they're at risk. safeTALK's steps provide a simple yet effective method to engage with people at risk and connect them with resources that can carry out a full-scale intervention. At the end of the training, you'll have a chance to practice these skills firsthand. All in all, you can expect to leave safeTALK with practical knowledge of how to identify someone at risk and link them to life-saving resources.
As a safeTALK trained suicide alert helper, you will be better able to:
- Move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss, or avoid suicide
- Identify people who have thoughts of suicide
- Connect people with suicidal thoughts with caregivers