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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Workshop

As the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop, LivingWorks’ ASIST program is supported by numerous evaluations including independent and peer-reviewed studies. Results demonstrate that ASIST helps participants become more willing, ready, and able to intervene with someone who has
thoughts of suicide.
ASIST is also proven to reduce suicidality for those with thoughts of suicide. A 2013 study that monitored over 1,500 suicidal callers to crisis lines found that callers who spoke with ASIST trained counselors were 74% less likely to be suicidal after the call, compared to callers who spoke with counselors trained in
methods other than ASIST. Callers were also less overwhelmed, less depressed, and more hopeful after speaking with ASIST trained counselors.

In the course of the two-day workshop, ASIST participants learn to:

For more information, take a look at the information sheet found here.

Join us for a two-day workshop on June 22 and 23 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at 87 Main Street Sundridge.

To inquire or register, call 1-705-384-5392 and speak with Linda Gingerich, Kathy Stevenson and/or Amanda Pyykko

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