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Broken links are possible but we are working to limit impact.
Because each life lost
is one too many
In less than 45mins
this FREE online course can give you the skills and confidence to have a life-saving conversation.
Has printable certificate of completion
There is also a
raising awareness of potential behaviour patterns that could suggest someone is having suicidal thoughts, and how your conversation may help.
The Mental Health Forum
will be delivering free
'Café Conversation' style
group workshops of this training in the SHSCT area when COVID restrictions ease enough to permit it.
Workshops are facilitated by people with actual lived experience of suicide issues.
and you will be contacted when dates and venues are set.
The safety and wellbeing of our members and clients is important to us, so we are honouring the official Government and HSC requests to work without unnecessary 'face to face' contact.
We remain available
to offer you information, signposting, and support
during these difficult times.
See 'Contact Us' Tab above for email and phone details
You may also wish to visit these Official Websites:
The voice of service users
Proudly working with Community, Carers & Professionals
in the Southern Health & Social Care Trust area of Northern Ireland
The Mental Health Forum is an independent organisation registered with the Charity Commission for N. Ireland.
We provide information and signposting on mental health issues to the community and are proud to be the "Voice of service users" within planning and delivery of services for the Southern Health Trust. We are committed to promoting a 'strengths-based' Recovery focus, and so support and facilitate the direct engagement of service users and carers across multiple aspects of that planning and delivery. As an organisation we are deeply embedded in, and capacity build for this coproduction wthin our mental health directorate.
This Forum website is a peer-led information hub and interactive Recovery resource for anyone with an interest in mental health issues, as well as those interested in using their personal lived experience to inform and improve mental health services.
A volunteer programme supports the website project and full training is provided. Our site also signposts the wider community to a range of awareness and skill-building courses to support wellness, recovery and community connection.
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