Suicide prevention training

OLLIE’s mission is to reduce the incidence of suicide, especially among young people whilst empowering a broader community with the knowledge to safeguard lives in the present moment.

To that end, we offer a range of training and enlightening awareness talks that span essential well-being tips through to vital suicide intervention techniques for professionals, parents and carers, children and young people, and anyone with duty of care for others. 

We’re also able to provide bespoke sessions to meet your team’s training needs. To explore how we can support your organisation, please email contactus@theolliefoundation.org

Talk Safe - Suicide Prevention Training by The OLLIE Foundation

Talk Safe

This essential talk explores what might lead someone to consider suicide, what might stop them reaching out for help, and what gets in the way of others reaching in and having life-saving conversations.

Plan Safe - Suicide Prevention Training from The OLLIE Foundation

Plan Safe

This workshop explores what a Safe Plan is and what a solution-focused conversation can sound like within suicide prevention. Delegates will complete their Safe Plan as a way of understanding how to create one with someone else and learn how to use a Prescription Safe Plan with someone starting antidepressants.

Talk Safe Plan Safe - Suicide prevention training from The OLLIE Foundation

Talk Safe, Plan Safe

This content-rich, fast-paced 3-hour talk offers a complete overview for the busy professional including risk factors and the obstacles that get in the way of asking for help as well as Safe Plans and how you might use one to help keep someone safe for now.

Suicide First Aid - Understanding Suicide Interventions

History of Suicide

Join us for an enlightening session where we delve into the historical layers contributing to society’s hesitance in addressing suicide. Our expert will guide you through an exploration of how historical perspectives shape contemporary attitudes, language, and policies surrounding suicide.

Empowering Conversations: Creating a Suicide Aware Community

Empowering Conversations: Creating a Suicide Aware Community

How does your community respond to the word suicide? Does societal bias have any influence? How might bias influence language which in turn, reinforces bias and creates stigma? Join this session and help create suicide-aware communities. Ideal for all, especially schools looking to safely explore the construct of suicide with students.

Safer prescribing for Professionals -Prescription Safe Plan awareness training

Prescription Safe Plans for Professionals

This 45-minute session is packed full of essential information for prescribers and those who may be supporting someone in a professional capacity who is starting, changing, or tapering from antidepressants.

Prescription Safe Plans For Parents and Carers - Prescription Safe Plan awareness training

Prescription Safe Plans for Parents and Carers

This 45-minute session is packed full of essential information for parents and carers and anyone supporting another person starting, changing, or tapering from antidepressants.

Prescription Safe Plans For Educational Settings - Prescription Safe Plan awareness training

Prescription Safe Plans for Educational Settings

This 45-minute session is packed full of essential information for teachers and well-being leads and anyone who has a duty of care for a student starting, changing, or tapering from antidepressants.

Transitioning to University - Prescription Safe Plan awareness training

Transitioning to University

This unique, jam-packed session equips students and parents and carers with vital information to proactively manage their well-being and plan in advance how they can navigate well-being obstacles at university.

ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

ASIST

This 2-day training, with reflection and roleplay will empower you to support and guide vulnerable individuals towards vital assistance. This course enhances participants’ confidence and skills and can literally saves lives. Join this world wide network and help create safer, suicide-aware communities.

safeTalk - Suicide Prevention Training

safeTALK

Looking to gain a basic understanding of suicide prevention? SafeTALK provides a light introduction, enabling you to recognise individuals with suicidal thoughts and offer essential support.

Suicide Talk - Suicide Prevention Training from The OLLIE Foundation

SuicideTalk

This ‘dip your toe in the water’ face to face, café style talk explores the basics around suicide and prevention and will help create suicide-safer communities. Ideal for all especially schools looking to safely explore the construct of suicide with students.

suicide to HOPE - Suicide Prevention Training

suicide to HOPE

This workshop is tailored for professional helpers who work with individuals dealing with long-term suicide struggles rather than crisis intervention model.

Suicide First Aid - Understanding Suicide Interventions

Suicide First Aid

If you would like to deepen your understanding of the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills and strengthen our collective ability to prevent suicide, join this City & Guilds accredited training and join the army of Suicide First Aiders, able to support someone stay safe for now.