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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide.
Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don’t need any formal training to attend the workshop—ASIST can be learned and used by anyone.
ASIST makes a difference
As the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop, LivingWorks’ ASIST program is supported by numerous evaluations including independent and peer-reviewed studies. Results demonstrate that ASIST helps participants to become more willing, ready, and able to support someone at risk of suicide.
In the course of the two-day workshop, ASIST participants learn to:-
•Understand the ways personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions.
•Provide guidance and suicide first-aid to a person at risk to meet their individual safety needs.
•Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the actions required to implement it.
•Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community at large.
•Recognize other important aspects of suicide prevention including life-promotion and self-care.
Mental Health First Aid
The Mental Health First Aid 2 Day Training Workshop is for Everyone.
Mental Health problems are common. 1 in 4 people experience mental health issues in any one year. Depression, stress and anxiety are widespread and affect thousands of people in Wales.
In the course of the two-day workshop, MHFA participants learn:
• To recognise when a person needs help and the best way to approach them.
• To save a life by learning basic suicide intervention skills.
• To protect their own and other's mental health.
• Skills for the workplace and community that promote a good understanding of mental health issues and illness.
• To listen, understand and react calmly.
• To give support and helpful information
• To signpost to where to get appropriate help
The aim of the MHFA training is:
To preserve life.
To provide help to prevent a mental health problem or crisis developing.
To promote understanding of mental health issues and reduce stigma.
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Open Workshops And 'In House' Workplace Training Available
DURATION: Two consecutive days (15 hours)
PARTICIPANTS: Anyone 16 or older
TRAINERS: One - two registered trainers
Per 10 – 24 participants
MHFA - Prices start from just £99
ASIST - Prices from £120 per participant*
Contact us for further information
* For closed 'in-house' workplace training.
Open workshop prices may vary.
"The ASIST training I received from Uplifted Wellbeing was invaluable. Sarah was a fantastic trainer and I am much more confident in dealing with potential service users who may be suicidal because of this training. I would definitely recommend Uplifted Wellbeing."
- Clare Gray, Newport Mind