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WACOSS events provide a unique opportunity to network with sector leaders and take part in important sector discussions that will shape the future outcomes for those we represent.
WACOSS’s policy submissions and advocacy work is aimed at influencing policy decision makers at both a State and Federal level to provide a voice for vulnerable Western Australians.
Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person
- City West Lotteries House
2 Delhi Street
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- 08 9420 7222
The 4-hour Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person course is for any interested adult. You will learn:
- education and information about suicide rates and risk factors in the Australian context
- skills and improve confidence to safely have a conversation with someone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours
- practical skills for how to provide mental health first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal
- time to practicing these skills in a safe environment.
**Please note this course is not a therapy or support group. This course is not recommended for individuals recently bereaved by suicide.
Please note lunch is not provided, however you are welcome to bring your own. Only 20 spots are available.
Romy Pritchard has been working with the community services sector for more than 20 years. As founder of RDP Enterprise Solutions, she currently develops and delivers training, workshops and seminars to promote mental health awareness, reduce stigma and increase knowledge around mental health problems and suicide prevention. Romy is a MHFA Principal Master Instructor and is accredited to deliver a range of the Mental Health First Aid courses.
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