Suicide Prevention Training

Our suicide prevention training enables attendees to better understand suicide, suicidal ideation, suicide risk management and strategies to promote suicide prevention.
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Learn about suicide and develop prevention strategies with our suicide awareness course

Suicide is a significant issue. In 2020 there were 4,912 registered deaths by suicide in England equating to an average of 14 suicides per day in the country. Suicide in males aged 45-49 continues to have the highest suicide rate (23.8 per 100,000). For many people the idea of suicide is a challenging concept…why would someone want to die. It is important to understand that many people who attempt suicide don’t want to die but they may feel it’s the only way to escape the emotional pain they are in.

Through our suicide awareness course, learners will develop an understanding of suicidal ideation. The warning signs and risks factors around suicide and develop risk reduction strategies. It will explore staffs feelings towards suicide and how an event may affect them and others with discussion around managing this secondary risk. It will also explore the skills required to engage with those at risk of suicide and the importance of communication.

What does Suicide Prevention Training cover?

  • Understanding of suicide, suicidal ideation and stigma around suicide
  • Supportive communication skills
  • Assessing the needs and risks of a suicidal person
  • The importance of self-care for good mental health
  • Strategies for building resilience and increasing hope
  • Ensuring plans are inclusive
  • Staff support strategies
  • Strategies to support a person at risk of suicide

Who is this course for?

Our suicide awareness course is for anyone working with people who are vulnerable or at risk of suicidal thoughts or ideation. This includes care and non-care settings and will be adapted to encompass the needs of the setting.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Understand suicide, suicidal ideation and stigma around suicide
  • Demonstrate supportive communication skills
  • Assess the needs and risks of a suicidal person
  • Recognise the importance of self-care for good mental health
  • Develop strategies for building resilience and increasing hope
  • Ensuring plans are inclusive
  • Develop and recognise staff support strategies
  • Support a person at risk of suicide

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Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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Jay Benjamin
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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
Louise Sullivan
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
Nicola Olorenshaw
Nicola Olorenshaw
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
Rebecca Markham
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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Able training delivered Conflict management to our staff and they all found it extremely useful, feedback included; 'I really enjoyed this course, I found the facilitator very enthusiastic and passionate about the subject. The course was highly informative and I would recommend it. Thank you Able training!
Ronnie Passe
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.

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We work with specialists including doctors, nurses, dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.


Our courses can be personalised to the individual setting to meet the unique needs of your company.

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Training can be delivered at a venue of your choice or at one of our training locations across the UK.

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Whether you’re an established enterprise or a growing startup, we’ve got your training needs covered. Trusted by companies of all sizes including:
Alzheimer’s Society, Mind, Foster Care Associates, Nursing Midwifery Council and the Scouts.

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