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Suicide Awareness and first aid

13th January 2025 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Venue: Zoom (online) – day seminar

Audience: School Nurses, Matrons, Pastoral Staff, Houseparents

Course outline

This course gives learners the knowledge and tools to understand that suicide is one of the most preventable deaths and some basic skills can help someone with thoughts of suicide stay safe from their thoughts and stay alive.

(Maximum 20 delegates)

Each delegate receives a workbook & certificate

Training topics will include:

Part 1

  • Introduction to the session – programme, ourselves and suicide prevention
  • Stigma and survivors of bereavement by suicide and the hidden toll
  • Suicide thoughts and suicide behaviour
  • Intention of behaviour versus outcome of behaviour
  • Possible causes of suicide thoughts
  • Suicide – the ripple effect

Part 2

  • ‘I’m really glad you told me’ audio visual
  • Suicide Safety Guidance
  • Recognising and asking about suicide
  • Referring a person onto suicide first aiders


  • HIEDA Member Rate: £175
  • Non-member Rate: £350*

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13th January 2025
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Health in Education Association