ZSA Suicide Awareness Training – university student edition
Aims and target audience
The Zero Suicide Alliance suicide awareness training aims to provide people with skills and confidence to help someone who may be considering suicide. It aims to equip, empower and educate people to have a potentially life-saving conversation with someone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts.
The training is recommended for university students, their family and friends but can be taken by anyone aged 16 and over.
- Learn how to spot suicide warning signs
- Gain confidence in initiating and having a conversation with someone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts or ideation
- Find out where to signpost people to for further support
Delivery methods and styles
Online e-learning (accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
Knowledge and skills required of the trainers
Training is designed to be taken by individual learners in an e-learning capacity.
No trainer is required to facilitate delivery of the training.
Involvement of people with lived experience
The training includes stories from those with lived experience including bereaved family members.
Assessment, CPD credits, certification
Certificate available to download at the end of the course.