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Funded Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Training in Islington

Funded Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Training in Islington

Grassroots Suicide Prevention works in partnership with Islington Council to deliver a range of mental health and suicide prevention training courses.

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These training courses are part of a wider effort to enhance mental health awareness, address the stigma associated with mental health issues, and promote the overall mental wellbeing of everyone in the borough.

The courses are funded by the council but eligibility for the different training courses varies so please ensure you pick the right one for you! For more information, please contact us at training@prevent-suicide.org.uk.

Islington Council also provides specific Mental Health courses for Islington Staff in partnership with Grassroots Suicide Prevention. To find out our more please visit MyLearning.

Available training

Real Talk (3.5 hours)

This is a half day workshop which teaches a foundational model of suicide awareness designed for use in community or workplace settings with the aims to be able to talk about suicide and signpost those at risk of suicide.

This course is only open to frontline staff working at Islington Council and Local VSCE organisations.

Caring Connections (1 day)

This is a full day, comprehensive and interactive course. The course enables participants to identify, engage, and collaboratively provide safety planning to people at risk of suicide. It is ideal for those who have ongoing relationships with individuals they are support

This course is only open to frontline staff working at Islington Council and Local VSCE organisations.

Bitesize webinars (1 hour)

The hour-long, ‘bitesize’ webinar courses will consist of a range of topics which cover emerging themes in mental health. Example topics could include ‘managing stress’ or ‘wellbeing as a frontline worker’.

Mental Health First Aid (2 days)

This two-day course teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone experiencing a mental health issue. Learners will be able to recognise signs of mental ill-health and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone while keeping themselves safe.

This course is only open to local VCSE organisations.

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid (2 days)

This course provides participants with an in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing. Participants will be taught practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues and gain confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress. They will also learn tips to support their own mental wellbeing.

This course is only open to local VCSE organisations.

Upcoming courses

Online
Webinar
1 Ticket Available
A course that will enable participants to identify and engage in conversation someone who might be having thoughts of suicide. Read More…
Online
Webinar
Tickets Available
A course that will enable participants to identifying and support people at risk of suicide. Read More…
Jean Stokes Community Centre
London
Tickets Available
A course that will enable participants to identify and engage in conversation someone who might be having thoughts of suicide. Read More…
Online
Webinar
Tickets Available
A course that will enable participants to identify and engage in conversation someone who might be having thoughts of suicide. Read More…
Online
Webinar
1 Ticket Available
A course that will enable participants to identify and engage in conversation someone who might be having thoughts of suicide. Read More…
Jean Stokes Community Centre
London
Tickets Available
A course that will enable participants to identify and engage in conversation someone who might be having thoughts of suicide. Read More…
Online
Webinar
Tickets Available
A course that will enable participants to identify and engage in conversation someone who might be having thoughts of suicide. Read More…
Online
Webinar
Tickets Available
A course that will enable participants to identifying and support people at risk of suicide. Read More…
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Grassroots Suicide Prevention

We empower people to help save lives from suicide through connecting, educating, and campaigning nationally.

We work with organisations across the UK to deliver our life-saving training in suicide prevention, mental health and self-harm.

Our training teaches the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to support those at risk of suicide.

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Did you know 1 in 5 people will have suicidal thoughts at some point in their lives?

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