This course helps you to understand what can lead a person to become so distressed that they want to take their own life. Through discussion and group work we explore interventions that help your loved one grow their confidence, such as crisis planning and resilience building. The course includes an overview of services to support individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts.

Learning outcomes

Students will:

  • Learn to be open, honest and direct about suicide
  • Feel confident about using suicide intervention techniques
  • Have a knowledge of local and national support services

Course structure

Weekly sessions for up to 3 weeks

Aimed at

Anyone who is supporting a family member or friend who has attempted suicide or experienced suicidal thoughts.