Be a part of Hawaiʻi’s suicide prevention and awareness efforts in 2015

Posted on Jan 23, 2015 in All IPCS News, City and County of Honolulu (Island of Oahu), IPCS core, Kauai County, suicide prevention, Suicide Prevention Events

safeTALK:Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe

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Kauai Register Here

Tuesday, March 10th at Queen Liliʻuokalani Children’s Center – Kaua’i Unit
4530 Kali Road
Lihu’e HI 96766
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration is required in order to attend.

This four-hour workshop will prepare you to recognize and support a person with thoughts of suicide. You will become a “safeTALK-trained suicide alert helper,” which will allow you to move beyond the common tendency to dismiss or avoid suicide. This training will provide instruction in how to properly connect a person with thoughts of suicide to intervention caregivers.

ASIST:Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Oahu Register Here

Monday, March 2nd AND Tuesday, March 3rd at Susannah Wesley Community Center
1117 Ka’ili Street
Honolulu, HI 96819
7:30 am – 4:30 pm for BOTH days.
Registration is required in order to attend.

ASIST is a suicide prevention training. Requiring two full days of participation, it is a very interactive and informative workshop. It prepares those in the community who are willing and able to be a caregiver by teaching them how to conduct a suicide risk assessment and how to establish a safety plan with a person having thoughts of suicide. The training uses a variety of methods including videos, group discussion and role in order to prepare you to be a care giving resource within your community.

Kauai Register Here

Thursday, April 9th AND Friday, April 10th at Kalaheo Neighborhood Center
4480 Papalina Road
Kalaheo, HI 96741
8:00 am – 4:30 pm for BOTH days.

Requiring two full days of participation, it is a very interactive and informative workshop. It prepares those in the community who are willing and able to be a caregiver by teaching them how to conduct a suicide risk assessment and how to establish a safety plan with a person having thoughts of suicide. The training uses a variety of methods including videos, group discussion and role in order to prepare you to be a care-giving resource within your community.

Please note that those who have experienced a recent loss to suicide may
find attending suicide prevention trainings very difficult and are
cautioned against participating. For survivor resources, feel free to contact us.

Any questions can be directed to: [email protected]