‘s mission is to raise awareness that suicide is preventable, to train community members with suicide prevention and intervention skills, and to build resilience.
Find out how you can get involved through our programs:
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid.
Participants learn to carry out life-saving interventions for people with thoughts of suicide.
SafeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone 15 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.
Participants learn to recognize warning signs and take action by connecting people to life-saving intervention resources.
SuicideTALK is a 30-90 minute awareness-raising discussion of suicide, led by an ASIST trainer and offered free to any Chatham County organization.
Participants learn to remove stigma by speaking openly and honestly about suicide.
MSC90 is a 90-minute awareness session in mindful self-compassion. Locally adapted by Prevent Suicide Today, this is an introductory version of the 8-week MSC program. This training is offered free to any Chatham County organization.
MSC1D is a 1-day evidence-based skills-building workshop in mindful self-compassion. Locally adapted by Prevent Suicide Today, this training helps participants learn fundamental concepts and skills in mindfulness and self-compassion.
MSC8W is an empirically-supported 8-week course designed to cultivate the skills of self-compassion. It combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our capacity for emotional well being. This course was developed through the clinical expertise of Dr. Chris Germer and Dr. Kristin Neff.
Self-Compassion Training for Healthcare Communities (SCHC) is the evidence-based 6-week adaptation of the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) 8-week course. SCHC course is designed to cultivate the skills of self-compassion in healthcare settings.
Self-Compassion-Focused Yoga (SCFY) builds self-compassion through yoga poses and mindfulness practices by softening the edges of rules and expectations participants may have for themselves while practicing the connection between their body and mind.
If you are having thoughts of suicide or need immediate assistance, please call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line at 1-800-715-4225.