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.
New Workplace Toolkit Available
The Mental Health Commission of Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, has recently released a new Workplace Suicide Risk Assessment Toolkit. Check it out.
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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