SafeTALK is a three-hour program that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to become a suicide-alert helper. By attending this program, you will learn to:
- Identify people who may have suicidal thoughts
- Ask them directly about the possibility of suicide
- Connect them to lifesaving resources
Instructors will utilize interactive video, role playing, group interactions and answer questions throughout the class. Previous experience or training is not required prior to enrolling and you will receive a certification of completion at the end of the morning.
This course is designed by Living Works Education and is sponsored by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
If this class is full, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, and ask to be placed on our waitlist.
If you need to cancel your registration for this event,
please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
Parking is available in the structure on Health Center Drive. Parking will be $3 with validation, which will be provided at the course.
You must be at least 15 years of age to attend this class.
Terri Wyatt, RN, BSN, has been a nurse for 37 years, spending 27 years at Sharp Memorial Hospital. She also serves on the board of directors for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Kelsey Grover is a child life specialist in the Emergency Department at Rady Children's Hospital and has worked with children for 10 years.
Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow time for parking and registration.
Please bring something to write with. You will be given a resource booklet to take notes in at the class.