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Start is a one-hour training suitable for anyone aged 15 and older, with or without formal training. The training will teach you a four-step model designed to keep someone safe from suicide. Simulations are provided that will allow you to apply what you have learned. Support and safety resources are accessible over the course of the training. Additional content is provided based on the trainee’s location, needs, and background, but all users will receive the same core skills training and information. The training has been evaluated by third parties who have found that Start: “Improves trainee skills and knowledge, Improves trainee readiness and confidence, (is) Safe and effective for trainees as young as 15 years old, Meets SAMHSA’s tier three evidenced-based training criteria, and (is) Based on best practices in online curriculum development.” The training is available at a cost of $20.

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