SafeTALK trainees learn to recognize when someone is thinking about suicide and connect them to an intervention provider.
SafeTALK is a four-hour face-to-face or online workshop featuring powerful presentations, audiovisuals, and skills practice. At a safeTALK workshop, you’ll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone, and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support. A skilled, supportive trainer will guide you through the course, and a community resource will be on hand to support your safety and comfort.
SafeTALK is evidence-based. According to peer-reviewed reports safeTALK:
- Improves trainee skills and readiness.
- Is safe for trainees, with no adverse effects from training.
- Effective for participants as young as 15 years old.
- Helps break down suicide stigma in the community.
- Shows better skill retention compared to other connector programs.
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Coordinated by: MORH/AHEC Program Office