Driving Change Training & Consultancy

Bringing frontline experience, theory and research together to build suicide-safer communities.

You do not have to be a doctor to save a life. Education is the key to suicide prevention.

Over the past 5 years, we have worked with therapists, lecturers, large companies, colleges/universities and organisations all across Ireland and beyond. We pride ourselves on offering the most well-rounded, informative and engaging suicide intervention training possible

Our training is evidence-based, research-informed and offers professional experience and context to equip people with the best skills possible for preventing suicide

We are an independent Irish business

Services

Suicide Prevention Training


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Workshops

Want a one-off workshop for your staff, group or students? Get in touch today and let us know what you want to focus on – we’ll build a workshop around your needs.

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Programmes

Need something on-going? We offer programs to groups who need continuous support or development. Whatever your groups needs are – personal development, debriefing sessions or just a facilitated group space, we can work together to achieve your goals.

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Certified Training

Our certified Suicide Response Training is internationally recognised and runs over 5 hours either online or in-person. What makes our training different is how it gets very specific and granular on suicide as an evolving issue. Our training focusses on suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention while also delving into topics like loss & grief, trauma, popular culture, social media and more.

Mental Health Workshops

Fact

The Time is Now


Someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds. The time to build a suicide-safer society is now…

Why Driving Change?

QPR is an internationally recognized certification. Most QPR sessions run over 2.5 hours. Our Suicide Response training (incorporating QPR) runs for 5 hours. Our instructors have combined suicide intervention frontline experience of over 12 years. We bring

  • Theory
  • Research
  • Context
  • Actionable insights
  • Evidence based approaches

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Personable & Relatable”

“A lot of valuable information given in this training. The facilitators are extremely personable & relatable”.

Diane, Counsellor

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Experienced & Congruent”

“I believe this training was done extremely well. The trainers were informative, maintained audience interest with a mixture of comedy, experience & congruence”.

Neil, Substance Misuse Worker

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Kindness”

“Instead of being bored by PowerPoint the facilitators brought light and kindness to a very hard subject, thank you for this training”.

Michelle, HR Manager

Value

Thought leadership married with education is where real change begins..


More and more organisations are seeking training in the area of mental health and suicide prevention. There are many short and fast training sessions that will tick the boxes on your training check-list. The key though is finding training that can offer value beyond the board room.

Meaningful change begins and ends with the standard of education you give your teams and your organization.