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safeTALK Training (Suicide Alertness for Everyone)

If you were concerned that someone was suicidal, would you know how to approach the topic or what steps to take to get them the help they need?  If you don't know how to start to safely have the conversation, you may be tempted to put it off.  But there is training available that can teach you in a matter of hours what to do if you're concerned for someone else.

SafeTALK or "Suicide Alertness for Everyone" is an internationally recognised half day in-person training programme that increases suicide alertness. It equips participants  to identify those at risk of suicide and teaches them how to connect them with suicide first-aid resources and specialist supports. Participants learn to help prevent suicide within their community, workplace, at home and more. 

"Informative, very easy to remember. All Individuals should get safeTALK training."

Member of the Irish Defence Forces, 2014

3Ts provide safeTALK training workshops free of charge to interested groups, clubs, organisations and businesses.  The training is suitable for participants aged 18 years or over, whether attendees are participating in a personal or professional capacity. It is not suitable for participants who are recently bereaved by suicide (within previous 12 months). 3Ts is an accredited safeTALK training provider, approved by the National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP).  

If you are interested in learning more or in organising a 3Ts safeTALK workshop for your workplace, college, community or other group, we would love to hear from you.  Just drop us an email to, reach out to us on social media or call us on 01 2139905.  We can talk you through what's involved and how your group can benefit from this super training. 

"3Ts safeTALK training was well delivered & content was good. Trainers were patient, knowledgeable & empathetic.  Brilliant!"

Dublin City University (DCU) Student, Dublin 2022

Earn CPD Points 

safeTALK training participants can earn CPD Points (Continuing Professional Development). Check out our table below to see if you qualify. 

Professional Body


Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP)3.5 Points
Psychological Society of Ireland2 Points
Irish College of Paramedics1 Point per hour of learning (3.5)
Irish College of General Practitioners3.5 Points
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)Approved - 4 CEUs


START Online Training

START is an internationally recognised, evidence based programme and a very good place to begin with suicide prevention training. This online course is one of the LivingWorks range of suicide prevention training programmes.

START is a 1.5 hour long online training activity for individuals.  Participants are issued with a unique link to the training, and have 60 days to complete the training at their own pace and in their own time.  It doesn't have to be completed in one sitting.

This training is done under licence and is free of charge. If you would like to learn more or would like to register for START, please email 

Ohana Zero Suicide Online Training  

3TS is proud to support Ohana Zero Suicide Training which can help you to gain the skills to save a life. This training, which takes approximately 20 minutes,  focuses on breaking stigma and encouraging open conversations. 

The training will provide you with the tools to enable you to:   

  • Identify the signs that someone may be suicidal   
  • Employ the correct language in asking the appropriate questions 
  • Direct that person to the appropriate help.

It can be summarized as  ‘Show you Care, Ask the Question, Make the Call.’ 

This can help save lives. 

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