Type of Entry: Training
Name: Living Life to the Full - adults
Date added: 1 May 2020
Delivery type: Online
Owned by: Five Areas Ltd. (UK)
Cost: Yes
Target audience: Wider professionals

Note: £240 train the trainer course licence for 12 months Free online version available for personal application

Length of training

12 hours - typically delivered in 8 x 90 minute sessions

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)

Note: LLTF is not a specific suicide based course, however there is evidence that this course can support reductions in suicidality in participants

Core elements

Living Life to the Full teaches a range of life skills that are based on the CBT approach, aiming to improve wellbeing and resilience. It targets low mood and stress.

It provides information and skills on:

  • Understanding why people feel the way they do
  • Activities to improve wellbeing
  • How to boost confidence
  • Understanding sleep
  • How to be assertive
  • How to calm anxious worries 
  • Resources such as worksheets and books
  • Williams, C. et al. (2014) A Randomised Controlled Trial of a Community Based Group Guided Self-Help Intervention for Low Mood and Stress
    • At the 6-month follow-up, statistically significant between-group differences were observed for all outcome measures demonstrating that the LLTTF intervention was effective in improving symptoms of depression, anxiety and social function
  • Williams, C. et al. (2011) Training the wider workforce in cognitive behavioural self-help: the SPIRIT (Structured Psychological InteRventions in Teams) training course. 
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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.

For more information on ZSA Resources, please refer to ZSA Policies.

Content last updated: 02/11/2022.