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Suicide Prevention
Training Overview

ASIST Workshop 
(Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

- Teaches participants to recognize and intervene with individuals at risk of suicide.
- Applicable to diverse audiences, requiring no formal training.
- Covers suicide first-aid for various settings, fostering a common language for community-wide understanding.

SafeTALK: Suicide Alertness Training

- Is a 3 to 4 hour training that equips community members to recognize and connect individuals with suicidal thoughts to intervention resources.
- Complements skills of suicide intervention caregivers, such as ASIST attendees.
- Designed for up to 30 participants, accessible to all, and customizable for different groups.

When: Monday , June 17, 2024 9am - 1pm

Where: Rm 322, HRC, 425 Pennsylvania Ave, Elmira, NY 14904

Space is limited, you must pre-register by May 6th and attend the training in its entirety.

View more information via the informational flyer by clicking the view flyer button.

Suicide Prevention Trainings for Everyone

- Free trainings offered by various organizations, including ASIST, safeTALK, QPR, etc.
- Open to individuals and groups, with a minimum of 10 attendees required.
- Organizations can request on-site training for their members.
QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer

- One-hour training teaching three simple steps to save a life from suicide.
- Similar to CPR, equipping individuals to recognize warning signs and refer someone to help.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

- 8-hour course for individuals 18 and older, offering an action plan to help young people (ages 12-18) with mental health or substance use problems.
- Recommended for teachers, coaches, social workers, faith leaders, and caring citizens.

Suicide Safety for Teachers

- 1-hour in-person training meeting basic suicide prevention awareness needs for school faculty and staff.
- Covers warning signs, faculty roles, school procedures, addressing suicide in the classroom, and reinforcing protective factors.

For inquiries or to schedule training, contact Pat Breux, RN, BSN Ph: (607) 731-3521 Email:

Training is a crucial step in saving lives and strengthening communities.

Pat Breux, RN, BSN

Ph: (607) 731-3521


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