Suicide Prevention Certification

About this course

Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a global issue.

It can be difficult to comprehend why people want to take their own life, but it is important to understand that many of them don’t. To them, it is the only way to escape from their pain – their only choice. Suicide, however, is preventable. There are other options. With the right education and knowledge to support, we can all make a difference in someone’s life. Spreading suicide awareness is the key to suicide prevention.

Whether you are concerned about a loved one and wish to learn more about how you can help, or whether you are worried about your own symptoms, or simply curious about how you can make a difference to someone who is struggling, this course can be beneficial for you. It includes details of how best to approach a difficult intervention conversation, and a list of support services, helplines and webchats that can help those in need.

What you will learn

In this course, you will learn:

  • The common misconceptions and stigma that surrounds suicide and how this can present as a challenge to spreading suicide awareness
  • The most common risk factors for suicide and warning signs that are important to recognise in order to prevent suicides
  • The impact of social isolation and COVID-19 on mental health

Benefits of this course

Benefits of taking this course:

  • Increase and further your understanding of suicide – including the risks and potential warning signs
  • Gain knowledge on how to support vulnerable people in need of help
  • It can open doors to further your education on the topic


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