National Best Practice Suicide Prevention Program from The Connect Program
- Designated National Best Practice Program approved by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) and the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Comprehensive training curriculum including:
- Prevention and intervention
- Postvention (promoting healing and reducing risk after a suicide).
- SurvivorVoices: Sharing the Story of Suicide Loss program trains survivors of suicide loss how to safely share their story privately and publicly.
- A public health, socio-ecological approach that looks at the individual, family, community and society. While a suicide is the act of an individual, it occurs in the context of and impacts that person’s relationships, community, and the larger society and culture.
- Cross-training includes lecture, interactive case scenarios, activities, facilitated discussion, printed materials, and best practice protocols.
- Integrates of key aspects of the National Strategy of Suicide Prevention (NSSP).
- More than “just training”, Connect helps you understand how systems work and how to collaborate across systems to create an integrated community response.
- Training that can be customized to meet the needs of your community or organization. Connect goes beyond a “one size fits all” tool box, manual, or on-line seminar.
- Interactive training from master trainers/clinicians in the field of mental health.
- Consultative and collaborative approach. We work with you to ensure the training fits your culture. We consult up-front to maximize buy-in from potential participants, assess readiness, examine relationships within your community or organization, and advise on recruiting participants.
- Uses evidence-supported best practice protocols designed for service providers and community members.
- Developed and operated by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – New Hampshire.
- Connect trainers travel nationally and internationally to your location.
Disclaimer: This website is not intended to be a substitute for a professional evaluation of any individual deemed to be suicidal. If you or someone you know is in crisis, go to Get Help.