Suicide Prevention Training Workshop

Equipping our community with the knowledge and skills to reduce the pain for those of us experiencing suicidal thoughts…

There are many myths about suicide, get the facts… attend the training.

LIFE Worth Living half day training sessions are currently funded for those living, working or volunteering within Sunderland, South Tyneside and Gateshead.  the training is for those who wish to increase their knowledge, skills and confidence with regard to suicide prevention and intervention, to offer support and information with the aim of saving lives.

At times the training receives funding from other localities.  Dates and times of training will be advertised here, so please check for training available in your locality.

Due to the nature of this training it is not recommended for those who have recently been bereaved or for some people who are experiencing suicidal thoughts. 

Places are limited for this training so please book your place early…

South Tyneside Training Dates

Date Time Venue

Monday 13th December 2017

12.30pm – 4.30pm Chuter Ede Community Association, Galsworthy Road, South Shields NE34 9UG

Tuesday 23rd January  2018

12.30pm – 4.30pm  Headworthfield CA, Cornhill, Fellgate Estate, Jarrow, NE32 4QD

Click here for more details on 13th December 2017’s training date.

Click Here for more details on 23rd January 2018’s training date

Training Competencies

This training can only be accessed by people living, working or volunteering in the South Tyneside Area.

Sunderland Training Dates

Date Time Venue

CANCELLED Thursday 18th January 2018

12.30pm – 4.30pm Bethany Christian  Centre, Hetton Road, Houghton Le Spring, DH5 8PF

Tuesday 30th January 2018

 12.30pm – 4.30pm Washington Mind, Grasmere Terrace, Washington, NE38 7LP


Click here for more details on Thursday 18th January training date.

Click Here for more details on Tuesday 30th January training date

Training Competencies


This training can only be accessed by people living, working or volunteering in the Sunderland Area.

Please note that 18th January 2018 training has been funded for frontline workers, volunteers, and employers working with young people in Sunderland and young people themselves aged over 16.

Gateshead Training Dates

Date Time Venue

Wednesday 24th January 2018

12.30pm – 4.30pm Dryden Centre, Evistones Road, Gateshead, NE9 5UR

Click Here for more details on Wednesday 24th January training date.


Training Competencies

This training can only be access by people living, working or volunteering in the Gateshead Area.


Please arrive at 12.15 for a 12.30 start.

Suicide Prevention Training Booking Form

Click on the link below to download the booking form, or for more information please contact Washington Mind,  Telephone: 0191 4178043  or Email:

Download booking form here...