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Training By Location

Welcome to
LivingWorks!

Global leaders in suicide prevention skills training. Creators of LivingWorks ASIST and LivingWorks safeTALK.

Who is LivingWorks?

Global Leaders In Suicide Prevention Skills Training For Everyone.

LivingWorks provides unique, evidence-based training that empowers individuals, organisations and communities to work together to help keep people safer from suicide.

Training for

Myself

We know that people are more willing and able to provide this help if they are well prepared. And we believe individuals should prepare for their helping role by choosing a training program that will best support their needs.

Training for

My Organisation

We’re proud to partner with organisations, schools, military and veterans services, faith groups, sports teams and many other groups around the world. LivingWorks training will prepare everyone in your organisation to play a role in suicide prevention, building a powerful safety network for your team members and those they support.

Training Overview

LivingWorks programs are designed to span a continuum of safety skills. With a common language, philosophy and approach, they give each participant a clear role to play and enable these roles to seamlessly come together, creating safety networks within communities and workplaces. See how LivingWorks programs work together.

LivingWorks

Start

A 90 minute, online training that helps learners develop foundational skills to recognise when someone may be thinking of suicide and connect them to further help.

NOW AVAILABLE

en français and en español!

LivingWorks

safeTALK

Learn to talk openly about suicide, reach out to someone with thoughts of suicide,  and connect them with further support in a half-day, face-to-face workshop. This more in-depth training also allows you to practice your skills and helps you to address myths and barriers around suicide.

LivingWorks

ASIST

Recognised as the gold standard in suicide intervention training, LivingWorks ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is a two-day, interactive and in-person workshop in suicide first-aid. You will learn to become ready, willing and able to intervene with someone who has thoughts of suicide, and help them develop a safety plan, access help and find hope.

LivingWorks

Faith

LivingWorks Faith is an online program that empowers Christian faith leaders to increase safety from suicide and minister to those who have experienced suicide loss. Faith training provides hope-centered, safety-focused interventions, and enriches life promoting ministries in support of purposeful living and self-care.

LivingWorks

I-ASIST

Meaning “Indigenous Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training”, I-ASIST provides a culturally relevant framework for participants to learn how to use a unique 6-task model to provide a suicide first-aid intervention, work with someone to develop a personalised safety plan to keep safe-for-now and connect with further help. This course is run over 2.5 days and offers a more in-depth skillset in comparison to the shorter safeYARN workshop.

LivingWorks

safeYARN

In this half-day workshop, participants learn how to identify and connect to someone having thoughts of suicide, and how to help them keep safe, access support and find hope.

Suicide Prevention Training

What is it?

Suicide prevention skills training – sometimes referred to as gatekeeper training – is one of the most effective prevention approaches. When people are thinking about suicide, they almost always express their pain in ways that invite others to reach in and offer help. Training empowers everyone to recognise the signs of suicide, and to know how to help someone to keep safe, access further support and find hope.

Who is it for?

Suicide prevention skills training is for everyone. LivingWorks training courses are designed to empower a community-based approach to suicide prevention. We enable everyone to play a role, creating powerful safety networks to support entire communities.

Why do I need it?

By training as many people as possible throughout communities and workplaces, we can create safer environments for us to live, work, play and learn. Anyone, regardless of background or experience, can learn skills to start the conversation, to help keep someone safe and to connect them to further support.

We Drive
Change with

Evidence-Based Programs

We Train

People Each Year
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They Carry Out

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We’ve Trained

People Since 1983
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Evidence

Over 50 peer-reviewed studies and government reports show that LivingWorks programs increase a person’s skills to recognise signs someone is having thoughts of suicide and to confidently intervene to help keep them safe. We know our training works as we encourage rigorous evaluation of our programs to ensure we uphold the gold standard of evidence-based suicide prevention training.

Success Stories

Latest News

LivingWorks is proud to be partnering with The Mission to Seafarers – who provide a range of help and support to millions of crew members who work at sea, including mental health and wellbeing resources

LivingWorks is sponsoring the 11th Asia Pacific Conference hosted by the International Association for Suicide Prevention in Bangkok, Thailand from June 3-6. The event aims to foster collaboration, innovation and knowledge exchange among stakeholders in

LivingWorks is delighted to announce our keynote sponsorship of the 2024 National Suicide Prevention Conference taking place on Kaurna Country, Adelaide.  As keynote sponsor, LivingWorks is supporting Associate Professor Laura Shannonhouse of Georgia State University

Below is the full statement from LivingWorks Australia, associated with the media story published 20 April 2024 in the Newcastle Herald: ‘Unprecedented demand’, yet funds for suicide prevention program set to end source Since the