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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: 0818 355999 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 Aug 2022
 
September, 2022
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 - only CLOSED GROUP
16 Fri 10am IST FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme), Kerry, Justice Sector Only CLOSED GROUP
28 Wed 10am IST 1 day Understanding Self-Harm - Listowel Family Resource Centre
30 Fri 10am IST FREE START Suicide Alertness Training Online - LivingWorks Start - self-directed online suicide prevention programe. Note the date cited is just for admin purposes - when you make a booking you will receive an access link and you have 60 days to complete
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 venue to be decided
10am IST 1 day Understanding Self-Harm - Tralee Venue to be decided
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
30 Wed 10am GMT 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 licence
10am GMT 1 day Understanding Self-Harm - Killarney Venue to be decided
Times shown in timezone: Dublin