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MHFA Suicide Prevention Course

Standardized, Evidence-based
Certificate - Certified First Aider for Suicide Prevention

Licensed by MHFA International

Overview

The course equips you with the knowledge and skills to improve your confidence to provide mental health first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal. This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

The course will teach you how to

  • Identify warning signs for suicide
  • Have a conversation with someone experiencing suicidal thoughts and behavior
  • Confidently support a person in crisis

Note: This is not a postvention course and is not recommended for individuals recently bereaved by suicide. The course is not a therapy or a support group and people undertaking the course must be feeling relatively robust when they undertake it.

Format

  • This is a 5-hour course delivered via two video conferencing sessions of 2.5 hours each
  • Face-to-face is a given on half a day classroom

Criteria

The course is run all over India and is available to any adult.

Training Fee

Contact MHFA India for further details.

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