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Midlands Suicide Prevention COP

  • Athlone FRC

FRC Mental Health Promotion Project

Location: Athlone Family Resource Centre Act Business Development Centre, CLG, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, N37 C8W6 Date: Wednesday, June 29th, 2022 Time: 10:00 am Facilitators: Josephine Rigney - HSE Suicide Prevention Officer Mary Mulcahy - FRC MHPP National Training & Policy Officer If you have any questions about this training, don't hesitate to get in touch with our Training & Policy Officer Phone: 086 837 9763 Email: marymulcahy@familyresource.ie The National FRC Mental Health Promotion Project Code of Practice has been developed to give FRC staff and volunteers clear guidance on identifying warning signs and supporting people who feel suicidal. By participating in this training, you will learn to: Recognise the warning signs. Respond to the situation. Signpost a person to additional services. Create and implement a self-care plan in the aftermath of an incident What you will gain: The confidence, skill and understanding to have a conversation with a person who feels suicidal. The ability to use tools and resources to support a person with suicide ideation. The strength to support people who feel suicidal, their family, friends, colleagues, and your community. The ability to manage your own mental and emotional wellbeing and cope with a crisis. PLEASE NOTE: If someone you know has died by suicide in the last 12 months, it is recommended that you do not take part in the Suicide Prevention - COP training for at least a year after the tragedy as you may find some parts of this training to be distressing and overwhelming.