Suicide prevention workshop with RFQ!

Suicide prevention – a vital skills for those working in community services. One of the most recognised programs is Livingworks ASIST which we has the pleasure of delivering to a very experienced group of staff at RFQ. Read some of the comments from participants at this valuable workshop:- “Sandi was a really competent trainer and…

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Workplace redundancies contribute to suicide

Workplace redundancies contribute to suicide: Redundancies in the mining industry and now Masters closing its doors – these are concerning events. The World Health Organisation estimates that in a company of 1,000 employees, one worker will die by suicide every ten years. For every employee who dies by suicide, another 10–20 will make a suicide…

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Who can help with suicide prevention

Is it true?…only a mental health professional can help someone who is thinking about suicide?   The stats tell us that it is usually the non professional who encounters someone who is thinking suicide before they engage with a professional, such as a counsellor, psychologist, or mental health worker. This also tells us that if…

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