ASIST Course April 2015

An ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – course is a 2 day course designed to teach the skills to intervene with a person at risk of suicide.

The Ballinasloe Lions Club in association with the Suicide Prevention Office of the HSE are holding an ASIST course on Wednesday 22nd & Thursday 23rd of April in the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe. Participation on both days is mandatory and it is recommended that anyone who recently suffered any bereavement in the past year should not apply on this occasion. Places are limited and application forms can be obtained from Lions Club President Brian Derrane email: or Mary OSullivan Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention HSE West, 64 Dominick St. Galway. Ph. 091 560 182 email:

There is NO CHARGE for this course and certificates will be issued on completion. Galway East Life Support are delighted to promote this invaluable resource and would encourage everyone especially sporting clubs to get involved.