The world leader in suicide intervention training

Our interactive, practical workshops support suicide prevention initiatives all over the world. Virtually anyone can learn the skills to save a life, and more than 1,000,000 people have attended since 1983. With a variety of workshops to suit all needs, there is a program for everyone who wants to help.


suicideTALK is a 90-minute session that helps participants reduce suicide stigma and become more aware of suicide prevention opportunities in their communities.


safeTALK is a half-day workshop that prepares participants to identify people with thoughts of suicide and connect them with life-saving first aid resources.


Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day workshop that teaches participants to carry out life-saving interventions for people at risk of suicide.

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suicide to Hope is a one-day workshop for clinicians and other professional caregivers who work with persons recently at risk of and currently safe from suicide.

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Volunteers man the phones to help prevent suicide

Scott Keith, Portland Tribune

Deborah Zwetchkenbaum, assistant director of the crisis line for Lines for Life, supervises incoming calls at the call center. Photo by Scott Keith. Suicide is tragic, yet baffling. For some, warning signs can indicate...

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