Suicide Prevention Trainings
Explore evidence-based trainings to prevent suicide in your surroundings. Gain knowledge, skills, and proven strategies to identify warning signs, provide support, and guide individuals towards help. Join our compassionate community dedicated to suicide prevention and mental well-being.
Building Skills and Saving Lives...
SafeTALK is a half-day training course that teaches participants how to recognize the signs of someone who may be at risk of suicide and how to connect them with resources and support. This training emphasizes the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment for someone to talk about their suicidal thoughts, and teaches participants how to identify appropriate resources and referrals for ongoing care
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST): ASIST is a two-day training course that teaches participants how to intervene with someone who may be at risk of suicide. This training provides practical skills for recognizing warning signs and engaging in a conversation with someone about their suicidal thoughts. ASIST also teaches participants how to develop a safety plan, provide ongoing support, and connect someone to professional resources as needed.
24-Hour Suicide Crisis Line
Serving Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties for over 50 years
Calls to the Suicide Crisis Line are confidential, but we are required to report to outside agencies and/or get additional help in certain situations, including immediate risk of suicide or homicide and minor, elder, or dependent adult abuse or neglect.
Las llamadas a Suicide Crisis Line son confidenciales, pero estamos obligados a informar a agencias exteriores y de obtener ayuda adicional en ciertas situaciones, incluyendo riesgo inmediato de suicidio u homicidio al igual que abuso o descuido/abandono de algún menor, anciano y/ó un adulto dependiente.
Mental Health First Aid training provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to offer initial support to someone experiencing a mental health crisis or problem. It aims to increase mental health literacy, reduce stigma, and guide individuals towards professional help. Mental health refers to a person's emotional, psychological, and social well-being, impacting how they think, feel, and act throughout life.