Type of Entry: Training
Name: Kognito - At-Risk Mental Health for Students
Date added: 1 May 2020
Delivery type: Online
Owned by: Kognito (US)
Cost: Yes
Target audience: College students (age 16-24)
Length of training

1/2 hour session

Level of training

Suicide First Aid

  • Recognise signs of suicidality
  • Understand reasons behind thoughts of suicide
  • Engaging a person in crisis empathically
  • Offer emotional support
  • Recognise potential barriers to seeking help
  • Signpost to appropriate resources (help lines)
Core elements

Learning Objectives of the training:

  • Recognise and identify the signs of distress in self and peers 
  • Utilise effective communication techniques to support a peer who shows signs of distress 
  • Understand support options 
  • Effectively refer to additional support 
  • Practice self-reflection and apply strategies to increase resiliency
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The aim of the ZSA Resources is to introduce users to a range of existing and new resources with a connection to supporting people with their mental health, bring awareness to and help prevent incidences of suicide.  Even though the ZSA offer their own training, this resource is presented aside other training resources to enable the user to make an informed decision over its use.

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Content last updated: 01/11/2022.