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Living Perspectives Of Suicide

Living Perspectives Of Suicide

Date: 22nd November 2017

Facilitator: Roses in the Ocean

Workshop Duration:

1 day

Workshop Time:

9:00 – 16:00


$220.00 for registration and payment received by 12 October 2017

Full fee: $240.00 including morning tea and lunch, all associated handouts and a certificate of attendance.

Workshop Venue:

Lighthouse Resources Upstairs Training Room

Kyabra Street RUNCORN, QLD. 4113

Workshop Pre-requisite


Workshop Overview:

“Living Perspectives of Suicide” is a lived experience informed and delivered suicide awareness & intervention workshop.  It is designed for community members and people working within mental health, suicide and social service areas who are interested in gaining a new perspective of suicide from the people whose lives have been directly affected by it.

The workshop explores the complexity of suicide, the myths & misconceptions, and practical guidelines for engaging in the necessary difficult conversations.  The concept of self care is covered in detail, as are the practical steps to take when supporting someone in crises while professional help is sought.

Workshop Objectives:

  • To develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of suicide
  • To build individuals capacity to engage with people in need
  • To build individuals capacity to connect self or other with appropriate support
  • To increase overall suicide literacy to be used in the workplace and in personal life


Workshop Outcomes:


  • Increased knowledge of suicide facts v myths
  • Increased awareness of warning signs and invitations for help
  • Greater understanding of micro-skills and how to apply them
  • Improved confidence to connect a person at risk of suicide with appropriate support




New for 2017

Facilitator Bio:

Roses in the Ocean is a grass roots community organisation raising awareness and funds for innovative, suicide prevention initiatives, and for the operation of the national Suicide Prevention Lived Experience Speakers Bureau.