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This training has been funded by Public Health at Brighton & Hove City Council. To be eligible for a funded place you need to be working in the Brighton & Hove area with people in vulnerable or high risk groups. As a guide, training places are initially limited to 3 places per course, per organisation. However, for larger organisations further places may be available.
The following exclusion criteria apply to eligibility for funded places:
If you are unsure about your eligibility for a funded place, or would like further information please contact Grassroots Suicide Prevention directly.
For many years East Sussex has had a high rate of deaths by suicide. This is an issue that is particularly relevant for men, with three quarters of completed suicides by men, and suicide now the single biggest cause of death in men under 45 in the UK. Thanks to funding from the Public Health team at East Sussex County Council we are able to offer fully-funded suicide prevention training to individuals and organisations working with men in East Sussex.
To be eligible for a funded place you must be working or volunteering with men in East Sussex - boundary map here. We appreciate that this a broad category – to help define this further we have provided a list of potential roles or areas of work on the booking form. Please do get in touch if you have any questions around eligibility for the training: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to our overall vision of reducing suicide across the UK. Closing date is Wednesday 7 November 2018. Find out more here...
Monday 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day, and we are holding public events in the city in the daytime and early evening. Find out more here...
Monday 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day. Join in at Jubilee Library, Brighton Train Station, or at a Real Talk session in the evening. Read the newsletter here...
"Suicide is everyone's business; it devastates so many lives no matter who you are, where you work or where you live. We want to use every method available to us to make Sussex, and beyond, a place where people thinking about suicide are supported and helped in their workplace and their community."