Training Opportunities in Suicide Prevention

Glasgow City is part of the national suicide prevention programme and action plan , to reduce and prevent suicide in Scotland. The training we promote in Glasgow is SafeTALK, ASIST and SuicideTALK.

COVID-19 - as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, face to face training has currently been suspended. We hope to have face to face training reinstated later in the year and will post the booking form once this is available.

Whilst face to face training is not currently available the Suicide Prevention Training Group in Glasgow has identified some suicide prevention E learning modules for staff and volunteers who support people in serious distress. For further information on these options please email stewart.moore@glasgow.gov.uk

SAMH Courses

On behalf of the NHSGGC 5 year mental health strategy, prevention and early intervention sub-group, SAMH are taking forward a mental health improvement capacity building programme for Glasgow City only.

The virtual training offered within this additional programme, is funded by Glasgow City HSCP Health Improvement Teams, will be Maintaining Wellbeing, Building Resilience, Mental Health in the Workplace – A Guide for Managers and an Introduction to Suicide Prevention. This training is in addition to existing Mental Health and Wellbeing training offered in Glasgow City and is for staff and volunteers. Training courses will be delivered via Microsoft Teams and Zoom.

Training on Microsoft Teams Flyer

Training on Zoom Flyer

The flyers contain more course information as well as dates/times.

To book onto courses offered on the flyers, please email; training@samh.org.uk with your name, job role, organisation and the area of Glasgow you work in (please specify if it’s North East, North West or South) For bookings for Introduction to Suicide Prevention, please also provide your managers name and email address in addition to the above.

If you have any additional support needs, please let us know at time of booking.

Free learning opportunities: NHS GG&C and SAMH Mental Health sessions - April to June 2021 Program

The NHS GG&C Mental Health Improvement Contract Working Group are continuing their work in partnership with Scottish Association for Mental Health to deliver a program of learning with a focus on Mental Health.

The program on offer during the months of April, May and June 2021 includes a variety of online learning sessions, lasting 90 minutes and being delivered using MS Teams and Zoom. 

For more information please go to the NHS GG&C Mental Health Improvement Team website, the site contains session information in terms of content, dates/times and how to sign up.

https://www.nhsggc.org.uk/about-us/professional-support-sites/healthy-minds/training-and-capacity-building/commissioned-programmes/