ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

The emphasis on the two-day ASIST workshop is on suicide first aid, on helping a person at risk to stay safe and seek further help. Attendance at the full two days is essential.

Learn how to:

  • Recognise invitations or signs for help
  • Reach out and offer support
  • Review the risk of suicide
  • Apply a suicide intervention model
  • Link people with community resources

This workshop is certified by Livingworks in Canada and is supported by the North Inner City Drugs Task Force and the National Office for Suicide Prevention.


ASIST is a 2 day training – 9am to 5pm both days.

June 14th and 15th 2018 – This training is full

August 23rd and 24th 2018 – This training is full

October 4th and 5th 2018  –  This training is full

December 6th and 7th 2018

This training is open to projects, agencies and the local community.  This training is provided for those who live and/or work north of the Liffey.

Apply for a place on this training by filling in and returning our ASIST application form.

This training is funded through the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention as part of Connecting for Life, Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide 2015-2020

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Application/Registration Form

Coordinating Site: DEORA PROJECT
Trainers: Paula Garrett / Martina O’Beirne
Venue: The Oasis Centre, St. Laurence’s Place East, Dublin 1.
Please complete and submit the following information in order to apply for a place on the course.
Please provide the information based on your reasons for attending the course,
e.g. If you work as a nurse, but are attending because of membership of a voluntary organisation, enter the voluntary organisation’s name below.

This training may not be suitable for those recently bereaved.
Please contact Paula or Martina on 01-8364524 if you wish to discuss this further.