TELL… someone if you are having thoughts of suicide or if someone you know is experiencing emotional distress ASK… “Are you having thoughts of suicide?” If yes, LISTEN to the person’s concerns and get them connected to help. Help is available. Connect to KEEPSAFE resources listed at the bottom of this site. There is HOPE! Keepsafe.
Funding Applications are Now Available
Every year SPIN provides funding to a maximum of $1500 for groups/organizations to offer programs or events to make Brandon and area suicide-safer. For more information and applications, contact us at email@example.com Application deadline for 2021 is July 31.
BUDDY UP Campaign Month of June
The Centre for Suicide Prevention has once again released the Buddy Up campaign for the month of June. It is a men’s suicide prevention communications campaign: a call to action to men, by men.
As Manitoba has now increased the public health safety criteria, PMH plans to reschedule this training in the future.
Keep checking back for updates on the following workshops:
ASIST FULL WORKSHOP
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
Please contact Kaila Derhak firstname.lastname@example.org (204-578-2490) should you have any questions.
SafeTALK – Suicide Alertness for Everyone – call SPIN to inquire about this free 3-hour training – We can arrange for your group!
SafeTALK is a three-hour Living Works program that teaches community members to recognize persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first-aid resources.
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