Training & Workshops

Training & Workshops


LivingWorks START is a 90 minute online course that trains people to recognize when someone is thinking about suicide and how to connect them to support.

SafeTALK is a 4- hour evidence-based suicide-alertness workshop that prepares anyone 15 years of age and older to become a suicide-alert helper.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day course that teaches how to recognize signs of suicide, learn intervention skills and how to create a safety plan to keep someone safe.

ASK is a one-day workshop that challenges commonly held notions about children’s capacity to consider suicide. It facilitates awareness of the signs that a young child may be at risk, and what is needed to help.

Suicide to Hope is a one-day training course that provides professionals with skills to support someone work through their lingering thoughts of suicide and improve their quality of life.

For information about SafeTALK, ASIST and other suicide prevention and wellness trainings, visit CMHA Waterloo Wellington or CMHAPeelDufferin