CALM

CORE OBJECTIVE: To reduce suicide and its impact on individuals, families and communities; to educate and empower every person in every community to recognise and support those at risk of suicide through education we will empower every person to understand, respond and so prevent suicide.

YOU WILL LEARN:
- What to do and what to say to someone thinking of suicide
- How to recognise the often overlooked’ subtle signs that someone may be thinking suicide
- How to keep CALM and continue a conversation after asking about suicide
- How to help someone talk about their worries and concerns
- How to help the person not feel judged, but rather understood and supported
- How to help the person see that suicide might not be the only answer and that safety could be an option for them
- How to work together on a commitment to safety
- How to monitor the persons progress
YOUR WILL RECEIVE:
- A 24-page booklet with examples of helpful responses and practical questions to ask at any stage of the conversation. Your workbook also lists all relevant National helplines and websites in Australia
- You will be given a small ‘wallet’ card with an outline of the CALM model that you can use on the spot at short notice that will assist you to complete an intervention.
- You will be given a printed certificate of attendance that you can proudly put on display
- You will have access to materials on our website to further your learnings and development
- You will have access to our Apps to both support you and the person in need during and after your conversation
- Our trainers are qualified counsellors, with firsthand experience in working with persons with suicide ideation, and supporting them towards safety
- This evidence-based program is focused on what really works when someone is feeling hopeless and helpless about life

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