Applied Suicide Skills Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) - London Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council

Event Details

Event Type

Workshops & Lectures

Event Topic(s)

Employment & Training, Health & Diseases, Mental Health & Brain Injury, Professional Development


London Middlesex Suicide Prevention Council

Event Location

648 Huron Street
London, ON, N5Y 4J8

Event Schedule

09-Dec-2017 to 10-Dec-2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 9:00 am to Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Daily Schedule

09-Dec-2017 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
10-Dec-2017 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

648 Huron Street
London, ON, N5Y 4J8


Event Description

ASIST is a two-day, interactive skills-building workshop that prepares caregivers of all kinds to provide suicide first aid interventions. Professionals, volunteers and informal helpers all need to know how to help persons with thoughts of suicide in ways that increase their suicide safety. ASIST is designed to help all caregivers become more willing, ready and able to help persons at risk.

As an ASIST-trained first aid intervention caregiver, you will be better able to:

  • identify people who have thoughts of suicide;
  • understand how your beliefs and attitudes can affect suicide interventions;
  • seek a shared understanding of the reasons for thoughts of suicide and the reasons for living;
  • review current risk and develop a plan to increase safety from suicidal behavior for an agreed amount of time;
  • follow up on all safety commitments, accessing further help as needed.
648 Huron Street

London, ON, N5Y 4J8

09-Dec-2017 - 9:00 am to 10-Dec-2017 - 5:00 pm

Contact Organizer

Dianne Lalonde
387 A Wellington Road
London N6C 6A8


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