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HSE South Suicide Prevention Training and Education Programmes

About Training:
The HSE South, 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 - you can also visit Samaritans volunteers in your local branch. For details visit
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 Pieta Cork: Tel no: 021 4341400

To access support information for those bereaved or affected by suicide in the 5 geographical areas of Cork, please click this link below to access same:
or go to

From 26 May 2022
January, 2022
1 Sat 365 days 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
26 Thu 10am IST Maritime Hotel FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme) , Bantry, Co. Cork
1 Wed 2 days On 1st & 2nd June - 2 day A.S.I.S.T. Workshop (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) - Springfort Hall Hotel Mallow Co. Cork P51 YP96
14 Tue 10am IST FREE 2 hour Online Introduction to Understanding Self-harm via zoom
28 Tue 10am IST FREE safeTALK (suicide alertness skills programme) Beara FET Co. Cork P75 X674
7 Wed 10am IST FREE safeTALK - Clonakilty National Learning Network P85 DK07
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