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Garland County Sheriff's Office

525 Ouachita Avenue

Hot Springs, AR 71901

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Training features:

  • Presentations and guidance from a LivingWorks registered trainer
  • Access to support from a local community resource person
  • Powerful audiovisual learning aids
  • The simple yet effective TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and KeepSafe
  • Hands-on skills practice and development

Requirements:

  • The workshop must be held over four consecutive hours
  • It must be conducted by a Registered Trainer
  • A community support resource (such as a trained volunteer, safety officer, or mental health professional) must be present to support any participants who experience difficulty
  • There should be between ten and 30 participants; 15 or more is ideal with no less than ten
  • A large room with audiovisual equipment is required
  • Spot the signs that someone may be having thoughts of suicide.
  • Have confidence not to miss, dismiss, or avoid these signs.
  • Be ready, willing, and able to apply “Suicide First Aid.”
  • Keep the person safe by creating a Safe Plan.
  • Connect them to other resources.

Please be advised that the content contained in this programming is sensitive and can trigger those who are currently suffering from mental health issues or suicidal ideation. safeTALK is a suicide awareness and education training. This training is not intended for those who have recently lost a loved one to suicide.

Due to trainer fees, materials, and food costs associated with hosting this training and as we offer it for free, we ask that if you will not be able to attend that you please inform us. After 3 "no shows/no calls" unfortunately we will cannot allow you to register for future training opportunities.

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