Suicide intervention workshops

Open Arms offers a variety of free training opportunities to those seeking to help family, friends, co-workers or others in the veteran community.

Open Arms suicide intervention workshops assist participants to recognise warning signs for suicide, and learn intervention strategies. 

View the workshops below to see which one is appropriate for you, or call us on 1800 011 046.

These workshops are delivered in RSL's and major Ex-Service Organisations (ESO) around the country. If you are an ESO that would like to get involved with this training please contact OpenArms.Coord [at]


The two day workshop aims to help you see, hear and respond to suicide signals. Preparing you to work with people at risk, increase their immediate safety and to get further help.

In the safeTALK half day workshop you will learn how to become more alert to suicide prevention opportunities, and how to offer help.

Mental Health First Aid is a two day workshop that teaches practical skills for helping a family member or friend who is experiencing mental health problems.