Lifeline Gippsland News & Events


December 14, 2015 What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a half-day alertness workshop that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite...
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Mental Health First Aid – 2016

December 2, 2015 What is Mental Health First Aid? MHFA courses teach mental health first aid strategies to members of the public. Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, or is in a mental health-related crisis, until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis resolves. MHFA...
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ASIST 11 – 2016 Dates

November 23, 2015 Virtually anyone age 16 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, can become an ASIST-trained caregiver. In ASIST, people learn to apply a suicide intervention model. It helps caregivers recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide. It then explores how to connect with them in ways that understand and clarify that risk,...
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