Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – ASIST Awareness
15th & 16th June - 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Venue: Media Resource Centre, Oxford Road, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5AH
ASIST aims to improve the methods used by all health, social care and emergency services professionals to support people at risk of suicide.
Recognise that caregivers and persons at risk are affected by personal and societal attitudes about suicide.
Discuss suicide in a direct manner with someone at risk.
Identify risk alerts and develop related safeplans.
Demonstrate the skills required to intervene with a person at risk of suicide.
List the types of resources available to a person at risk, including him or herself.
Recognise that suicide prevention is broader than suicide first-aid and includes life promotion and self-care for caregivers.
There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given.
A booking form can be found here
For further information please phone 01597 827330 or email pwbotu(at)powys.gov.uk
Check out ""Suicide First-Aid 2018: the evidence lives on" in Cardiff on 5 Feb 2018. Special guests Jonny Benjamin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Watch our video: representatives from the farming community talk to the Big Cheeses from Powys Teaching Health Board about mental health services in the county.