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This is a new full day course being piloted for people working with children and young people in West Sussex.
This course is being delivered through a partnership between Coastal West Sussex Mind, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and West Sussex County Council.
Aims and Outcomes
On this one-day course, you will be shown a review of current suicide statistics in West Sussex.
- Triggers and risk factors for young people and suicide inc. family, academic triggers, bereavement etc.
- High risk groups e.g.looked after children, homeless etc.
- Conditions increasing the risk of suicide
- Life event triggers
- Strategies for carers, staff and volunteers
- Safety planning
- Self care for care givers
- Local services and resources
- What we know about how YP's communicate about thoughts of suicide
- Suicide:the internet and social media
Getting to the Venue
The nearest train station to Field Place is Durrington rail and then a 8 minute walk. The Pulse is a bus service which runs regulalrly nearby.There is free car parking on site.
Timings and breaks
The course runs from 9.30am- 4.30pm. There will be two refreshment breaks, one mid-morning and one mid-afternoon.
Tea and coffee will be provided. Lunch is not provided.
Your £15 registration fee for this course helps towards the additional venue and refreshment costs. This is a non-refundable deposit.
Please notify us ASAP if you are unable to attend the course. As this is a funded programme our aim is to ensure all available places are taken up. Early notification may mean we can offer this space to someone on our waiting list.
In House courses are a cost-effective way of training a whole team in your own venue, on a date that works for you. Please contact us to discuss your exact training needs on:
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Coastal West Sussex Mind
Welcome to Coastal West Sussex Mind
We are an independent local mental health charity working in West Sussex.
We aim to promote good mental health through the provision of high quality services and through campaigning to improve services, raise awareness and understanding.
Our services support young people, adults, older adults, carers and families affected by mental health problems. We offer help and advice to people around improving their physical and mental well-being, strengthening their self-esteem and confidence, building strong relationships with family, friends and communities, getting into education, training and work and achieving their personal and social goals.
We also work actively in local communities to raise awareness about mental health and tackle the stigma and discrimination.
Phone: 01903 277000