Trainings Available

ASIST Workshop Training

ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop where participants learn to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Those who take ASIST are eligible for up to 12 CEU’s. Class is intended for those 16 years and older.

ASIST Participants will learn to:
  • Recognize invitations for help
  • Reach out and offer support
  • Review the risk of suicide
  • Apply a suicide intervention model
  • Link people with community resources

Duration: 16 hours in 2 days

Group Size: limited to 30

Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR) Training

Learn how to prevent suicide by using QPR to: Ask Questions to assess the situation; Persuade the person to accept help; and Refer the person to a professional for help to get them through the crisis and treat any underlying mental illness. Like CPR, QPR is a simple process that anyone can be trained to use, to help prevent a suicidal act. Participants learn how to recognize the warning signs for someone who may be at risk for suicide, and then get them to appropriate help.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Group Size: generally 10-35

To schedule a training, contact 801-791-8733


SafeTALK is a 3-hour course that trains participants to become alert to suicide. Suicide-alert people are better prepared to connect persons with thoughts of suicide with life-affirming help. Up to 3 CEU’s available.

Duration: 3 hours

Group Size: 10-45 max

To schedule a training, contact 801-791-8733

Working Minds

Working Minds is a national best practice program that aims to eliminate the stigma around seeking help for mental health conditions and to create an environment where people pay closer attention to the wellbeing of their coworkers.

Why Working Minds:
  • Depression is estimated to cause 200 million lost workdays each year at a cost to employers of $17 to $44 billion
  • In a 3-month period, patients with depression miss an average of 4.8 workdays and suffer 11.5 days of reduced productivity
  • Deaths by suicide cost the US $44 billion annually
  • 70% of those who die by suicide are working age (CDC)

The Working Minds training educates participants about mental health and suicide concerns in the workplace. It focuses on education and skills that give participants tools to identify people at risk and respond to a crisis.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Group Size: generally 10-35

To schedule a training, contact 801-791-8733


If you’re thinking of hurting yourself or know someone who is, there is always hope! Here are a few resources, but remember that you can always call 9-1-1. No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime, 24/7.

Also, be sure to download the SafeUT App, which provides 24/7 access to crisis counseling or tip reporting for youth in the state of Utah. Available on Android and iOS .