Community Suicide Prevention Training

There are a range of evidence-based training programs available.

Here is a list of training options for those wanting something relatively quick, that can easily fit into their schedules as well as those wanting more detail and the opportunity to practice new skills with face-to-face support.

Training details

What does the training involve?

What will the training cover?

How much will it cost?

Who should attend?

How do I access this training?

Length options

Online

Face-to face

Suicide prevention

General mental health

Question, Persuade Refer (QPR) online*

1 hr

Yes

 

Yes

 

Free until

31/12/2018

Any Adult

QPR PHN

Coming Soon

QPR face-to-face*

1.5 – 2 hrs

 

Yes

Yes

 

TBC

Any adult

Coming soon

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)*

2 days

 

Yes

Yes

 

$0 – $300**

Any person over 16 yrs.

Find here

Request here

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Standard

2 days

 

Yes

 

Yes

$0 – $200**

Any adult

Find here

MHFA Youth

2 days

 

Yes

 

Yes

$0 – $200**

Adults working or living with adolescents

Find here

MHFA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

2 days

 

Yes

 

Yes

$0 – $200**

Adults working or living with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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MHFA Suicidal Persons

4 hrs

 

Yes

Yes

 

$0 – $200**

Any adult

Find here

Wesley LifeForce

1 day, 4 hrs, 2hrs

 

Yes

Yes

 

Free

Any adult

Find here

*These trainings have the strongest evidence for reducing suicide deaths and attempts

**Prices are decided by the individual or organisation delivering training