Mental Health Crisis. This training is designed to help participants learn how to assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance abuse crisis. The curriculum includes risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns; strategies for how to help those in both crisis and non-crisis situations; and where to turn for help.
Must be age 18 or older to attend Adult Mental Health First Aid training. May be younger than 18 to attend Youth MHFA training.
Find courses online at mentalhealthfirstaid.org Courses that specialize in both youth and adult mental health concerns are available.
Question, Persuade, Refer. This free training is designed to equip you with the tools necessary to recognize the warning signs of suicide.
No prerequisite required/listed.
Find trainings online at QPRinstitute.com. Space is limited to 25 participants, so a reservation is required. If you are interested in attending please contact Kathy Cromwell, Program Coordinator for Fresno Survivors of Suicide Loss, at 559-322-5877 or email@example.com.
Suicide Awareness. This training is designed to help participants examines why people experience thoughts of suicide. It also encourages open discussion about suicide and attitudes toward it and explores ways people can help to prevent suicide.
Must be age 15 or older; no formal training is necessary.
Find trainings online at LivingWorks.net; group prices are available at a discounted rate.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training. This training is designed as an interactive workshop. The curriculum teaches participants how to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety.
ASIST is currently the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop.
Must be 18 years or older to attend an ASIST workshop; no formal training needed to attend the workshop.
Find trainings online at LivingWorks.net; costs vary per training.