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Pure Potential Scotland

01 Aug 3 Good Reasons

Recently, I have had a number of people ask me:   'Why should I go on an ASIST course?'    So I thought I'd would write an answer to all those people and give you 3 good reasons why it would be worth going on ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills...

18 Jul SUICIDE PERI-VENTION

I facilitate many trainings in suicide intervention and strongly believe in courses such as ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) but what about beyond suicide prevention, intervention and postvention?   A workshop I attended on Suicide Therapy in Cork in Ireland in November 2015 talks of suicide peri-vention using Contextual-Conceptual...

04 Jul Suicide Safer Top 7

What do you think would make your community suicide safer?   After a good few months of consulting with communities, going through all the stories and then pulling out the top 7 priority areas for suicide safer communities, I have now completed my report on the consultation in...

21 Apr Create your dream now!

  I am feeling very grateful today, not only because it is a beautiful day with a clear blue sky and wonderfully warm sun,  but also because I have a lovely new space to work in.   I moved into self employment last October and 6 months on I...

14 Mar A Week Full of Hope

After taking a much needed weekend to look after myself and spend time with my family, I am now reflecting on the 8 days prior to that where I facilitated 3 ASIST courses.  As always each course was unique in so many ways - the people, the accents, the...