In the UK, 1 in 5 people think about suicide in their lifetime.
Community Roots' partner provider, Grassroots Suicide Prevention offer a range of online and classroom-based training that teaches the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to support those at risk of suicide.
They work with organisations across the UK to deliver life-saving training in suicide prevention, mental health and self-harm.
Whether you’re a professional or community member, their training can help you provide practical support for your workplace, organisation, or community.
Their experienced trainers deliver a range of courses suitable for all abilities.
Previous learners from this year have said:
"It was a solid and informative session that helped dispel some myths about suicide/talking about suicide and provided tools for real world scenarios."
"Empowering, Confidence building, Honest"
"Really useful course covering a wide range of mental health topics that are relevant to my work place. It is also going to be instrumental in supporting my colleagues who face vicarious trauma on a daily basis and offering them decent appropriate support"
"I really loved everything about this course. A very valuable experience" "Genuinely some of the best training I've had. I wish all training was like this" "Really enjoyed it. Brilliant friendly trainers, done in a really reassuring way. I feel very prepared now."
More information, booking and funded training opportunities
Individual learners can book onto their public courses delivered online and in Brighton & Hove.
For more information, to view upcoming training dates or to book a place, click here.
Funded training opportunities are also available to people working with at-risk groups in Brighton & Hove and businesses in West Sussex, click here to find out more.