This half-day training is designed to make you a
“suicide-alert helper.” You will learn
how to recognize when someone with suicidal thoughts is reaching out to you for
help and how to connect them with appropriate intervention resources.
safeTALK-trained helpers is important for healthy communities and settings. Hands-on
practice with a certified trainer will teach you how to move through the TALK
Who should take this course?
- Anyone who is interested in increasing
their comfort level in recognizing the risk of suicide and supporting someone
who may be at risk.
- Participants must be 15 or older to attend.
- McMaster Staff - there are limited HR-funded spots available in this course. To access this funding, please register by email rather than through the website.
- Upon successful completion, participants receive a certificate from the certifying body.
A participant workbook is included in the registration fee.
Participants also receive a wallet card and suicide first aid stickers.
safeTALK is an international training. For full program
learning goals and objectives, please visit their website.