Samaritans suicide prevention training in Camden and Islington

Samaritans delivers suicide prevention training for individuals as part of Rethink Mental Illness' contract with Camden and Islington Councils. This course is free to anyone who lives, works, studies or volunteers in the two boroughs throughout 2020.*

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, this course is now delivered remotely via the internet. The course is delivered in three consecutive, two-hour sessions over one and a half days.

This interactive course is fully facilitated by a Samaritans Trainer. For more detail regarding course content or to book a place, please click on the Eventbrite link below which includes a full course outline and booking form.* 

Managing Suicidal Conversations - Course objectives

At the end of this course attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the scale of the problem
  • Recognise the factors that can lead to suicide
  • Recognise signs of distress and suicidal thoughts
  • Understand and acknowledge suicidal thoughts and feelings
  • Show that you have listened, heard and understood
  • Understand how talking about suicidal thoughts and feelings can be beneficial
  • Feel confident to talk to someone who is feeling suicidal
  • Signpost people to support.

The course is aimed at delegates whose job/volunteer role could bring them into contact with a suicidal person, providing them with the knowledge and skills to provide support to an individual.

If you or someone you know requires emotional support, please call Samaritans’ free helpline 116 123.

Course title

Date

Time

Location

Booking link

Managing suicidal conversations – Facilitated by Samaritans

Part 1 Monday 12th Oct

Part 2 Monday 12th Oct

Part 3 Tuesday 13th Oct

10am-12pm

1-3pm

10am-12pm

Online

Book here

Managing suicidal conversations – Facilitated by Samaritans

Part 1 Monday 21st Oct

Part 2 Monday 21st Oct

Part 3 Tuesday 22nd Oct

10am-12pm

1-3pm

10am-12pm

Online

Book here

Managing suicidal conversations – Facilitated by Samaritans

Part 1 Monday 9th Nov

Part 2 Monday 9th Nov

Part 3 Tuesday 10th Nov

10am-12pm

1-3pm

10am-12pm

Online

Book here

Managing suicidal conversations – Facilitated by Samaritans

Part 1 Tuesday 24th Nov

Part 2 Tuesday 24th Nov

Part 3 Wednesday 25th Nov

10am-12pm

1-3pm

10am-12pm

Online

Book here

Managing suicidal conversations – Facilitated by Samaritans

Part 1 Wednesday 2nd Dec

Part 2 Wednesday 2nd Dec

Part 3 Thursday 3rd Dec

10am-12pm

1-3pm

10am-12pm

Online

Book here

*Subject to further eligibility criteria and terms and conditions.

In the first instance you must reserve your place by booking on the Eventbrite link. Attendance at all sessions is required to ensure you receive a certificate.

To find out more about Samaritans’ other training courses, you can visit the Samaritans website and make an online enquiry using the enquiry form

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