Community Training and Education
EMPACT provides a variety of nationally recognized training programs and community presentations to individuals and organizations, including:
Applied Suicide Prevention Skills Training (ASIST)
A 2-day hands-on interactive experience that helps participants become ready, willing, and able to perform suicide first aid intervention.
safeTALK (Suicide Alertness for Everyone)
A 3-4 hour training that teaches participants how to become alert to identify those who have thoughts of suicide. Participants will learn how to apply the TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen, and Keep Safe.
Suicide TALK (suicide awareness)
A 1-2 hour suicide awareness training that encourages participants to explore the topic of suicide prevention.
QPR (CPR for suicide prevention)
Using the Question, Persuade, Refer model, this 1-hour gatekeep training teaches participants about suicide crisis intervention and where to find help.
Mental Health First Aid (understanding and assisting individuals with mental health problems)
A 2-day course that educates participants to offer assistance to individuals with mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety disorders, or substance use disorders, before a crisis develops.
Other Trainings and presentation include:
Bullying and Suicide
Crisis Assessment and Intervention
Critical Incident Debriefing
Substance Abuse Education
Survivors of Suicide Grief
Signs and Symptoms of Depression
Youth Warning Signs of Suicide
For more information on EMPACT Prevention Programs please call: (602) 989-5065