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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Limerick course to ASIST people in danger

Louise Harrison, the Limerick Post

Intervening when a person is in mortal danger is a huge responsibility.  But Civil Defence volunteer Gary Shanahan now feels more confident helping someone in distress having completed the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training...

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Tennessee First State to Train All Highway Patrol Officers in Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention via PRNewswire

The nation's largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, has taken the groundbreaking step in training every Tennessee Highway Patrol officer, and cadet, in safeTALK, a comprehensive three-hour suicide prevention training. Tennessee is the first state in the...

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