Many people experiencing suicidal thoughts or behaviours visit their GP in the weeks or days before suicide.
Equip your practice with the tools it needs to identify people in need of support for mental illness and provide evidence-based referral pathways.
Opportunities to set up the universal screening tool, StepCare, are available now.
To know more about StepCare, contact Sam Carter, Sam Carter is the Commissioning Coordinator for Suicide Prevention, Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network. You can email Sam at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on 1300 859 028.
The training programs outlined in the table below are not simply about assessing a person’s level of suicide risk. These programs provide you with practical skills to treat suicidality and promote hope.
|Training name||Target Audience||Duration||Accreditation||Access the training|
|Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention|
General Practitioners (GPs)
Mental Health Nurses
|GPs||GPMHSC||6 hrs CPD|
|Psychologists||APS||6 hrs CPD|
|Talking About Suicide in General Practice||GPs only||3 hours||GPs||RACGP||6 hrs CPD|
|GPs||GPMHSC||3 hrs CPD|
|Community Suicide Prevention Training|
Other Health Professionals