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Free Suicide Prevention Workshops

16 February @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

FREE Touchpoints Community Suicide Prevention Workshops

As part of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network’s community-wide approach to suicide prevention, free workshops are being held in the Nepean Blue Mountains region. 

The workshops will be delivered by Roses in the Ocean, Australia’s national lived experience of suicide organisation. It has been cited by the World Health Organisation as a global leader in the field of lived experience of suicide.

There are a few dates and venues to choose from, with the lower Mountains event details as follows:

Friday, 16 February 2024
9:00am – 1:00pm
Glenbrook Bowling Club
1 Hare St, Glenbrook NSW 2773
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See other dates and venues here: Our Services | Nepean Blue Mountains PHN (nbmphn.com.au)

DETAILS:

The free four-hour Touchpoints Workshop is designed specifically to give community members an insight into suicide through the lens of lived experience and equip them with the right knowledge and practical tools to reduce others’ emotional pain. On completion of this workshop, you can expect to have attained a deeper understanding and appreciation of the complexity of suicide, increased confidence and capacity to engage with people in crises, debunked commonly held suicide myths with facts and more.

The workshop is especially useful for those who have regular community contacts, like hairdressers, baristas, taxi drivers, sports coaches, newsagents and pharmacy staff. It can also assist those in the workforce who have regular contact with staff, for example, receptionists and Human Resources staff. These types of community members are often ‘Touchpoints’ for people to seek and receive help, so developing capacity to support others can save lives.

 

 

 

Venue

Panthers Glenbrook Bowling Club
1 Hare St
Glenbrook,
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Phone
4720 6800
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