Increasing awareness and breaking down barriers

This FREE half-day training is suitable for anyone in a public facing or community representative role in Derbyshire (excluding Derby City), and would be of particular interest to those whose voluntary or paid work may bring them into contact with people at greater risk of suicide and self-harm.

The seminars are supported by funding from Public Health at Derbyshire County Council.

Please note we can not offer free places on these courses to people living and working outside Derbyshire.

For more information and to secure your place on this popular course, visit our booking site at and search for ‘Suicide Awareness’ in Derbyshire. Alternatively, simply click the green 'Book' button at the bottom of this page.

Demand for places is often high. If you do not manage to secure a place on the dates initially released, please be aware that more dates will be made available in due course.

To request a place on our waiting list or for any other enquiries email [email protected]

How to book

For more information and to secure your place on this popular course, click on the link at the bottom of the page.

If you need to cancel

Please note if you are unable to attend, and do not cancel at least 1 week before the event, we may not be able to offer your place to people on the waiting list and unfortunately we may have to charge a cancellation fee.


For any queries, please email [email protected]

Short privacy notice - Suicide Awareness Training – Derbyshire County Council commissioned

We store your personal data:

  • To contact you to keep you informed about the free course you have asked to attend
  • To contact you to provide information relating to the course you have attended
  • To contact you to find out if you have been able to use any of the information you have learned on the course you have attended
  • To share anonymised information about the job roles and organisations of those attending our courses with the commissioners of this course who are Derbyshire County Council.
  • To store your name and email address in order to contact you by email regarding other training we are offering which you, your colleagues or contacts might be interested in.
  • Where you give consent to join the Mental Health Network, we will share your email address with Derbyshire County Council Public Health so that you can be can be contacted regarding other training, events, resources, campaigns and mental health news of interest.

Rural Action Derbyshire takes your privacy seriously. The latest full privacy notice for Suicide Awareness Training – Derbyshire County Council commissioned can be found here or can be provided in hard copy on request. If you have any questions regarding your personal data we can be contacted by:

  • Telephone on: 01629 592970
  • Email at: [email protected]
  • Writing to: Rural Action Derbyshire, Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN