Training By Location

Lucia Lee receives Gold Trainer Award after 350+ LivingWorks ASIST workshops

In the 1980’s, the founders of LivingWorks were delivering Training for Trainers (T4T) courses across Canada, building the LivingWorks Trainer network and furthering the goal of helping to keep communities around the world safer from suicide.   LivingWorks founders Bill Lang and Roger Tierney were a part of these T4T teams in 1988. 36 years later, […]

The Martin Gallier Project: Providing a trifecta of support to the UK community 

After losing her father, Martin, to suicide in 2017, Jessica Gallier set out to create a charity that could help keep everyone in the United Kingdom safer from suicide. Today, the all-encompassing Martin Gallier Project provides suicide intervention, prevention and postvention training and assistance to those who need it most and is the only service […]

‘What we say to ourselves and to each other, matters.’: A Q&A with Badge of Life Canada’s Laura Kloosterman 

As the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) Annual Conference comes to a close, the CASP team is gearing up for yet another big event. Their Suicide Prevention Coordinators Network is hosting a teleconference with former Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) constable and current Executive Director of Badge of Life Canada, Laura Kloosterman.   The teleconference – […]

LivingWorks and AAS 24

Come join us at AAS and experience a pre-conference LivingWorks safeTALK workshop, learn about our initiatives with the US Coast Guard and the Métis Nation British Columbia, and come meet our staff to talk about our evidence-based suicide prevention skills training courses.

Suicide prevention in the workplace: LivingWorks heading to The Watercooler 2024

When a person is having thoughts of suicide, it is often the people they see regularly – like their work colleagues – who first notice a change and are best positioned to reach in and connect their workmate to supports.  Upskilling staff in workplaces across the UK with world leading suicide first aid skills is […]

LivingWorks headed to NASPA Annual Conference: Suicide prevention in education communities.  

The 2024 NASPA Annual Conference begins this weekend, taking place from March 9-13 in Seattle. LivingWorks trains school communities across the globe in suicide first aid to help keep students safe, which is especially important as youth face higher rates of suicide than the general population.  Grant Merrell, LivingWorks’ Suicide Prevention Manager of the Northeast USA […]

Medically assisted dying around the world

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, click the link to our Find Safety page.  Around the world, there is various legislation governing the circumstances in which a medical professional provides the means to end a patient’s life, consensually, in specifically defined circumstances. The laws and overall community sentiment varies around […]