Caring Contact provides award-winning comprehensive training to both our volunteers and the community, including parents, first responders, educators, businesses, community groups and members of the clergy.
Our Mental Health First Aid and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills training programs are both listed on the National Registry of Suicide Prevention Evidence-Based Practices, having been proven clinically effective through testing and research.
Our Mental Health First Aid also is endorsed by the National Council on Behavioral Health and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training is the most widely used suicide prevention training program in the world.
Our trainers are both long-time listeners and nationally certified instructors in Mental Health First Aid and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training.
Each trainer has undergone a week of intensive training by Mental Health First Aid USA in mental health awareness and crisis response skills. They must teach at least three mental health first aid classes per year to maintain their certifications and are regularly evaluated by experts in this training.
Each trainer has undergone a week of intensive training by Living Works. They must teach at least one suicide intervention skills class per year to maintain their certifications and are regularly evaluated by experts in the training.
We have trained more than 1,500 students, retirees, first responders, parents, educators and business professionals since 2010.
Volunteer Package – $600, Your cost: $299
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – $300 value / Your price is $200; Our group rate for eight to 24 participants is $2,500.
Mental Health First Aid – $150 value / Your price is $75; Our group rate for eight to 24 participants is $1,250.
Includes all materials and certifications.
It's very important that we are listeners. It takes training and that’s why there's this wonderful training you go through. – Laurie, paralegal
CONTACT gives really good training. That's helped with my nerves. In the beginning they put you on the phone with someone who's being doing this a long time. - Jiang, marketing professional