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Kerry Suicide Prevention Training Courses

About Training:
The HSE Kerry, together with a host of community partners, offers FREE training to individuals and groups who are interested in learning skills that will contribute to reducing incidents of self-harm and suicide in our community.
To Access Support: If you are experiencing distress or worried about someone else in your life that you think needs support as they may be vulnerable, please note that the following supports are available to you:

Samaritans volunteers can be contacted on: Freephone 116 123 at anytime of the day or night and by Text 087 2 60 90 90 (standard text rates apply)
Email jo@samaritans.ie - you can also visit Samaritans volunteers in your local branch. For details visit www.samaritans.ie
You can also contact your own G.P. or South Doc which is an Out Of Hours GP service: please phone: 1850 335999 or go your nearest Emergency Dept.

Suicide Bereavement Support:
If you have been bereaved by suicide or are affected by someone who has taken their own life, support is available for you through a partnership between the HSE South and Pieta Services via a free-phone 24/7 helpline 1800 247247 or visit www.pieta.ie Pieta Services Kerry: Tel no: 066 7163660 or go to www.bereavement.ie

From 20 May 2022
 
January, 2022
1 Sat 365 days Start - Suicide Prevention Skills Online 2022 (note both the date and time cited for the START session is just for admin purposes - you can book anytime & have 60 days to complete the START training from the date that the license is issued)
May
20 Fri 10am IST safeTALK MEADOWLANDS HOTEL Rehabcare Staff Tralee Co. Kerry
27 Fri 10am IST FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme) St. Brendan's Pastoral Centre Upper Rock Street Tralee V92XA36
June
7 Tue 10am IST FREE 2 hour Online Introduction to Understanding Self-harm via zoom
29 Wed 10am IST FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme) , Cahersiveen Co. Kerry, venue to be decided
July
20 Wed 10am IST FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme) Killorglin Co. Kerry, venue to be decided
September
9 Fri 10am IST FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme) , Listowel, Co. Kerry
14 Wed 10am IST FREE safeTALK (Suicide Alertness for Everyone) dept of Justice sector -
16 Fri 10am IST FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme), Kerry, Justice Sector
October
5 Wed 2 days On 5th & 6th October 2022 - 2 day A.S.I.S.T. Workshop (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) - Listowel, Co. Kerry
12 Wed 10am IST FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme) Dingle Co. Kerry (venue to be decided)
26 Wed 10am IST FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme), Kenmare, Co. Kerry
November
2 Wed 10am GMT FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme), Castleisland, Co. Kerry
23 Wed 2 days On 23rd & 24th November 2022 - 2 day A.S.I.S.T. Workshop (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) - Kenmare, Co. Kerry
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