Resource Centre for Suicide Prevention offers a number of workshops to support community organizations and individuals who are looking to learn more about mental health and suicide prevention. These workshops range from a variety of topics including suicide intervention skills, mental health awareness, how to have a conversation with those you’re concerned about, and building healthy coping skills.

We offer flexible delivery options including virtual and in person that can be adapted to suit your learning needs.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day accredited workshop designed to increase risk recognition and intervention skill levels of teachers, outreach workers, health workers, social workers, human resources personnel, etc.

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a two-day workshop accredited through the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Learn how to provide support to those around you who might be experiencing a decline in their mental health or a mental health crisis.

Introduction to Mental Health

Introduction to Mental Health is a workshop designed to increase our understanding of mental health and how it relates to each of us as well as what stops us from reaching out for support.

Sciences of Hope

This three-hour session explores the fundamentals of brain science with a focus on the benefits of how it can positively impact individuals and schools within their community. This interactive training covers topics related to the structure of the brain and the role different parts of the brain play in helping (or preventing) individuals through life’s challenges. Additionally, we examine the role that negative childhood experiences and the pandemic may have on brain development while examining tools for resilience.

Trauma-Informed Care

Trauma is part of the human experience and working from a trauma-informed lens acknowledges the prevalence of trauma within the population. This 3 hour interactive training acknowledges the prevalence and significant impact of trauma in an individual’s life and aims to inform service providers how to apply a trauma-informed lens to their everyday lives and interactions