Suicide First Aid Training

Mental health is a priority for all and this course will provide you with the confidence and skills you need for suicide intervention that can be applied in any professional or personal setting.

Available Courses



One-day course certifying you as a Suicide First Aider.

Available online only.

Sfa lite

SFA Lite

Half-day course course providing the basics of Suicide First Aid.

Available online only.

Courses are designed for organisations and each sessions holds a maximum of 16 people.

For costings and booking onto courses, please contact us either by phone on 01303 250090 or via email on [email protected].

Did you know?

  • 1 in 4 people experience mental health issues each year.
  • Mental ill health costs £105 billion in England each year.
  • 72 million working days are lost each year as a result of mental ill health.
  • The cost to employers for mental ill health is £34.9 billion each year.
  • 15 people each day took their own lives in 2022.
  • 1 in 5 people have suicidal thoughts over their lifetime.

Who can become a Suicide First Aider?

This course is ideal for anyone over the age of 18 who is looking to gain the knowledge and skills to spot the signs of suicide, and to be confident to intervene to help create suicide safety as a first aid approach.

What will I learn?

This course will train you as a Suicide First Aider and will give you:

  • Practical skills to spot the signs of people intending to attempt suicide.
  • Knowledge and confidence to support and reassure a person in distress.
  • Tools and techniques to intervene and create suicide safety through a first aid approach.
  • Improved interpersonal skills and enhanced non-judgmental listening.

Our certified Suicide First Aid course is fully accredited by City & Guilds of London and is suitable for individuals and businesses. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of attendance to authenticate that you are a Suicide First Aider.

Course Details

Sessions: 1 day (7 hours).

We also offer a Suicide First Aid Lite course as a 3.5 hour session.

Bookings for an organisation: maximum of 16 persons per session.

South Kent Mind 24-26 Dover RoadFolkestoneCT20 1JQ

Phone 01303 250090

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