Carlisle Eden Mind offer FREE self-harm and suicide alertness training

18th December 2019

Learning outcomes will include:

  • examining the local and national context and being aware that self-harm and suicide are major public health issues
  • seeking to dispel some myths about self-harm and suicide and looking at our own and societal attitudes
  • helping colleagues to identify issues, discuss and help a young person to seek further support
  • understanding and using the Cumbria Self-Harm Guidance & Pathway and being aware of other support available
  • understanding the importance of asking directly about thoughts of suicide and the importance of safety planning  

If you are interested in taking part, have a look below at the available times and locations. For more information and to book, email
Monday 6 January 9.30am-1pm – Penrith
Monday 20 January 1.30pm-5pm – Barrow
Monday 27 January 9.30am-1pm – Carlisle
Tuesday 11 February 9.30am-1pm - Workington
Tuesday 25 February 1.30pm-5pm - Kendal 
Monday 9 March 9.30am-1pm – Carlisle
Tuesday 17 March 9.30am-1pm – Whitehaven
Wednesday 25 March 9.30am-1pm - Barrow
If you are unable to make it on any of these dates, free in-house sessions can also be offered. Please email to discuss this further.

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