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About this course

The Mental Health First Aid Conversations about Suicide course will teach you how to identify, approach and support someone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours using a practical, evidence based Action Plan. You will also have the opportunity to practise your new skills in a safe environment.

At the completion of the course you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to safely have a conversation with a suicidal person. This is not a postvention course and is not recommended for individuals recently bereaved by suicide.

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

What you will learn

  • How to identify warning signs for suicide
  • How to confidently support a person in crisis
  • How to help the person stay safe
  • How to connect someone to appropriate professional help

Talk to us about a corporate workshop

This course can be also be delivered as a face to face workshop for your team at your premises. To talk to us about delivering a group session please send an enquiry or call us on 1300 549 190.

 The Mental Health First Aid™ (MHFA) course is a training program of Mental Health First Aid® Australia. Copyright remains with Mental Health First Aid® Australia. All rights reserved. For more information, visit


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