We offer a number of video, online and in-person best practice training options related to suicide prevention. Find the training solution that is right for you or your organization.

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ASK About Suicide To Save A Life is a best practice gatekeeper training that teaches how to identify suicide risk factors, protective factors, warning signs & appropriate referral strategies. We offer three training options: view ASK videos for online certification, view videos along with backup materials, or in person workshops. It is a best practice based training listed in the BPR Section III Adherence to Standards.

The ASK certification training is intended to meet Texas K-12 public school suicide prevention training requirements and other suicide prevention training needs. Our online and video ASK trainings are free of charge.

Certification Training

Certification Training

This is a one hour best practice online video training for gatekeepers, providing certification for educators and others.

Video Training

Video Training

Five-part video training includes a PowerPoint presentation, summary, support materials, transcripts & statistics. For anyone who does not require certification or are looking for review materials.

In-Person Training

In-Person Training

Trainers for ASK about Suicide to Save a Life workshops are available statewide and may be in your community. For more information about our 1-1/2 to 4 hour workshops contact us at txsuicideprevention@mhatexas.org.

Additional Training & Resources

Free video training and resources.

Stories of Hope and Help

Stories of Hope and Help

The Stories of Help and Hope video series contains nine videos and discussion guides.

Suicide Prevention Resources in Texas

Suicide Prevention Resources in Texas

Tips from Jenna Heise, State Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Texas DSHS; Mike Maples, Deputy Commissioner, Texas DSHS and Dr. Kari Wolf, Seton Mind Institute.

Educators and Schools Online Training

Educators and Schools Online Training

Through our development partnership with Kognito Interactive, we offer online training options for colleges and public schools.

Trainer Portal

This portal is secured for certified ASK trainers. For more information, please contact: txsuicideprevention@mhatexas.org
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