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safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares participants to become a suicide-alert helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, and are struggling with the pain in their lives. This training will help you recognize invitations for help, engage individuals appropriately, and take action by connecting them with life-saving intervention resources.

Participants will learn to:

Who can participate:

safeTALK training at Western is available to all staff, faculty and students, and requires no formal training or prior experience in suicide prevention.



safeTALK programs affiliated with Western are held on-campus and facilitated by certified Student Success Centre staff.

2017-18 Schedule


This program is not currently available for registration. 


For more information

To inquire about hosting a private session for your group, or for more information about the course, please email

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