Almost 100 Sunshine Coast residents registered for suicide-alertness training for World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), potentially benefiting more than 700 people.
The estimated flow-on effect of this collective effort is that 714* community members will be positively impacted by trainees’ increased capabilities to support others.
It is also estimated that $25,000* of social economic cost will be saved through this increased community capability.
safeTALK and Start suicide alertness training options teach the often-subtle signs that a person might be considering suicide and how to connect them to help.
*Social impacts are measured by ROOY