SafeTALK “Suicide Alertness for Everyone” to take place in Thurles on Thursday 16th January

SafeTALK “Suicide Alertness for Everyone” workshop will take place on Thursday 16th January 2014 in the Anner Hotel, Thurles from 3.30pm – 8.00pm.


At this workshop, learn how to provide basic and practical help to persons with thoughts of suicide. It prepares you to be a suicide alert helper and provides you with the awareness that opportunities to help someone at risk are often missed, dismissed and avoided. It also teaches you the awareness of TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and Keep-safe) and the ability to activate a suicide alert.


This training will be of interest to the entire sporting and physical activity community (Sports clubs, coaches, volunteers, leisure centre staff, fitness class instructors and tutors, teachers & parents).


With Tipperary Link 4 Life, North Tipperary can unite to take action to improve the mental well-being of its community.


All participants must be over 18 to complete this workshop and there will be a small registration fee of €5. Refreshments will be provided.


Places are limited. To book a place or for further information, contact Elaine Cullinan or Sharon McLoughney  on 067-43604 or e-mail before Monday 13th January 2014.

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