About the course

Developed with Help for Heroes, the aim of this training is to provide you with practice in handling situations where a person may be at risk of suicide.

Our 30 minute online, interactive training course includes three conversation examples: with a loved one, a colleague and a stranger.

Three video stories are also shared. Two from bereaved friends, and one from a former Army Officer, who talks about his mental health struggles and how a letter from his friends stopped him taking his own life.

Who it’s for?

The training has been developed for veterans, their family members and friends but can be taken by anyone aged 16 and over.

What you’ll learn

  • Facts about suicide
  • How to spot signs that someone may be considering suicide
  • How to have a conversation with someone you’re worried about
  • Where to signpost to for help and support

How long will it take?

The training takes approximately 30 minutes and at the end you will get a certificate to download.


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