What is SafeTALK?

SafeTALK is a half day suicide awareness training session for anyone over the age of 15. SafeTALK increases a person’s ability to recognize those who have thoughts of suicide, while providing the appropriate suicide intervention skills and local community resources.

What is ASIST?

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a 2 day training session for anyone over the age of 16. Through ASIST, participants learn the signs of a suicide risk and the ways to intervene. ASIST is the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop.
The following organizations provide occasional trainings and can be contacted for further information:

SafeTALK Trainings

Organization

Telephone

Children’s Centre Thunder Bay

343 -5000

Sister Margaret Smith Centre, SJCG

684-5100

Mental Health in Motion

708-6365

Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board

625-1555

ASIST Trainings

Organization

Telephone

                       Children’s Centre Thunder Bay

343-5000

Thunder Bay Counselling Centre

684-1880

North of Superior Counselling Programs

887-2632

Centr’Elles

684-1955

Mental Health in Motion

708-6365

Canadian Mental Health Association

345-5564