Become Suicide Alert in 2021 (START)

Posted on 28 Apr 2021

You are invited to a Free Countrywide 90-min online Suicide Alertness Skills Training - START.

This free training is for persons*, over 18, especially those working in health, social care, community and educational environments who want to become suicide alert.

START trains you to identify people who are at risk of suicide, confidently ask them about the topic of suicide and connect them with resources that can help them stay safe from suicide.

This course is funded by the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention ( and provided by LivingWorks. (

To register for START training in the Kildare/West Wicklow, Dublin South City, Dublin West, Dublin South East, and East Wicklow region email your name and location address to:

To register for START training in other regions go to and look in the local Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention information section for that region for details or contact the email address above.

It is advised that if you have been bereaved by suicide please wait at least 12 months before undertaking this training.