safeTALK - Dorrigo

safeTALK - Dorrigo

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Lookout Mountain Retreat

15 Maynards Plains Road

Dorrigo Mountain, NSW 2453

Australia

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A half-day alertness workshop that prepares anyone to become a suicide-alert helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. safeTALK-trained helpers can recognize these invitations and take action by connecting them with life-saving intervention resources, such as caregivers trained in ASIST.

Workshop features:

  • Presentations and guidance from a LivingWorks registered trainer
  • Access to support from a local community resource person
  • Powerful audiovisual learning aids
  • The simple yet effective TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe
  • Hands-on skills practice and development

This activity is supported by funding from North Coast Primary Health Network through the Australian Government’s PHN Program.

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