LivingWorks Start

Learn life-saving skills anytime, anywhere

In just 90 minutes online, LivingWorks Start teaches participants to recognize when someone is thinking about suicide and connect them to help and support.

Click below to purchase LivingWorks Start. We’ll build your profile in our learning software system, then you can begin your training right away—or come back to it when you’re ready.

If you have questions or want to bring this training to your team or organization, we're here to help—just email

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The LivingWorks Start experience

LivingWorks Start teaches valuable skills to everyone 13 and older and requires no formal training or prior experience in suicide prevention.

When you sign up for LivingWorks Start training, you'll learn a powerful four-step model to keep someone safe from suicide, and you'll have a chance to practice it with impactful simulations.

Safety resources and support are available throughout the program.

Start is currently available worldwide in English. Please select the button below based on where you live to purchase LivingWorks Start.

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Expert design and customization

LivingWorks Start was developed with input from experts in suicide prevention, education, psychology, public health, social work, faith communities, and the military.

Each LivingWorks Start user receives the same core information and skills training, with additional custom content depending on their background, location, and needs.

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LivingWorks Start is proven effective

Like all of LivingWorks' core programs, LivingWorks Start is evidence-based. Here's what third-party evaluations of LivingWorks Start confirmed:

  • Improves participant skills and knowledge
  • Improves participant readiness and confidence
  • Safe and effective for participants as young as 13 years old
  • Meets SAMHSA's Tier III evidence-based training criteria
  • Based on best practices in online curriculum development

Want to learn more about LivingWorks Start?

Our team will work with you to help you find the best training solution. Please email us at and share some information about your training needs and which programs you are interested in.
For example, are you looking for individual training or training for your organization or community? What size is your organization and where are you based? What industry do you work in? What are your audience roles and requirements? Any additional information you can provide will help us get back to you.