A.S.I.S.T Course (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Dec 06–07, 2014

Dartmouth Sportsplex
110 Wyse Rd. Dartmouth, NS B3A 1M2

When: Saturday, December 6th & Sunday, December 7th (9am-5pm), 2014
Cost: $195 per person (student rate available upon request)
Contact: Linda Marshall,

Most people considering suicide share their distress and their intent. The ASIST workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

Well over one million caregivers have participated in this two-day, highly interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop in suicide first aid which includes powerful videos, small group discussions, and skills practice.

This workshop is useful for mental health professionals, nurses, physicians, teachers, counselors, youth workers, police and correctional staff, school support staff, students, clergy, community volunteers and anyone concerned about family or friends who may be at risk. This training is open to everyone. (In-house training is also available for individual schools, organizations, groups, and businesses)

More information on the ASIST workshop including its content can be found on the Living Works website at

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