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Responding to Suicide Risk in the Workplace

Tue, 24 Sep 2024

Virtual, Online


This course is designed for Line Managers and HR Managers to increase their awareness, understanding and confidence when supporting employees at risk of suicide, in order to prevent suicide in the workplace.


HR Managers, Line Managers, CEO’s, Company Directors and all equivalent.


In this training you will learn why we need to be alert to suicide. Understand what to look out for among employees, understand how to ask about suicide, and learn about the legal obligations as an employer. Participants will also understand how to manage the devastating event of a suicide of an employee, whether this occurs at work or outside. Lastly, we will teach you how to look after your own mental health whilst supporting others.


Participants will learn:

  • A shared understanding of value in prioritising suicide prevention within the workplace

  • Identifying employees at risk of suicide

  • Asking about suicide and responding to disclosures of suicide thoughts

  • Supporting employees at risk of suicide within and outside of work

  • The actions to take when suicide behaviour occurs within the workplace

  • Responding to the suicide of an employee

  • How do we look after ourselves

Facilitated by:

Ms Alice Newton-Leeming

Founder and Director
Mental Health Learning Ltd

In-house Training

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

In-house Training

Fee Options

Virtual NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



Virtual Voluntary sector & charities



Virtual Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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