Midwest Suicide Prevention COP

  • Northside FRC

FRC Mental Health Promotion Project

Location: Northside FRC, Clonconnane Road, Ballynanty, Limerick V94 APX8 Date: Monday, May 23rd, 2022 Time: 10:00 am Facilitators: Edel Geraghty - HSE Suicide Prevention Officer Mary Mulcahy - FRC MHPP National Training & Policy Officer If you have any questions about this training, please contact our Training & Policy Officer Phone: 086 837 9763 Email: marymulcahy@familyresource.ie Our Code of Practice has been developed to give clear guidance to FRC staff and volunteers on how to identify warning signs and support people who feel suicidal. Through 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.