Suicide Intervention Training
The TESIAT program coordinates suicide intervention and awareness training across the Top End of the Northern Territory. The program offers both the skills based 2-day Living Works Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop and a half day Suicide Awareness session – safeTALK.
Anglicare NT have presented these workshops since 1998 and have trained well over 6000 people from a wide range of service backgrounds including volunteers and general community members.
ASIST and safeTALK are founded on the principle that everyone can make a difference in preventing suicide and the fact that ‘suicide is everyone’s business’. The more people who have suicide intervention training, the more likely we as a community will be able to identify someone at risk and intervene to keep them safe….and the greater hope we have to live in suicide safer communities.
Find out more about attending ASIST and safeTALK workshops here.
“I found the workshop helpful. I feel more confident approaching a person in need of help over suicide. In the beginning I had the feeling I may turn and walk away. I know now I would do my best to help and make them safe.”
Top End Suicide Intervention and Awareness Training (TESIAT) participant.