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Deadly Thinking

About the program

Deadly Thinking is a social, emotional well-being and suicide prevention program specifically designed by and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Deadly Thinking workshops encourage you to stay strong and connected to culture and country. Explore ways to promote social and emotional well-being for you, your family and your mob.

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For Individuals

Deadly Thinking workshops address social and emotional well-being issues in a safe and culturally appropriate way.

Participants will have an opportunity to yarn about their experiences and learn more about different aspects of social and emotional well-being. Learn more by downloading the Deadly Thinking Program brochure.

Participants receive a Deadly Thinking training workbook, passport to mental health and certificate of attendance.

To find out when the next Deadly Thinking workshop is being held in your area, contact us.

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For Communities

Deadly Thinking workshops address social and emotional well-being issues in a safe and culturally appropriate way.

Participants will have an opportunity to yarn about their experiences and learn more about different aspects of social and emotional well-being. Learn more by downloading the Deadly Thinking Program brochure.

Deadly Thinking workshops are delivered for small groups between 10-20 people. Presenters will guide the group through the workshop material, encouraging group participation and activities. Participants receive a Deadly Thinking training workbook, passport to mental health and certificate of attendance.

You can bring Deadly Thinking to your community by contacting us.

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Deadly Thinking
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Deadly Thinking Youth

About the program

Deadly Thinking Youth is an opportunity for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to yarn about a whole lot of stuff that affects them.

Evolved from the adult Deadly Thinking program, Deadly Thinking Youth is presented in a way that is sensitive and safe for a younger audience aged between 12 and 20 years old.

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For Young People

Deadly Thinking Youth workshops offer a safe and culturally appropriate environment for young people to yarn about their troubles and learn how to feel strong in body, mind, and spirit.

Learn more by downloading the Deadly Thinking Program brochure.

Participants receive a Deadly Thinking Youth training workbook, passport to mental health and certificate of attendance.

To find out when the next Deadly Thinking Youth workshop is being held in your area, contact us.

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For Schools & Organisations

Deadly Thinking Youth workshops offer a safe and culturally appropriate environment for students and young people to yarn about their troubles and learn how to feel strong in body, mind, and spirit.

Learn more by downloading the Deadly Thinking Program brochure.

Deadly Thinking Youth allows for an adaptable, group-based delivery, suitable for school environments and community health organisations.

Workshops can be delivered either as a single day workshop, 2 half day workshops or as individual units that are delivered over a number of days or weeks. Participants receive a Deadly Thinking Youth training workbook, passport to mental health and certificate of attendance.

You can bring Deadly Thinking Youth to your school or organisation by contacting us.

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Get more info about the Deadly Thinking Youth program.

Become a presenter

Presenters are key to delivering Deadly Thinking across Australia.

Deadly Thinking Presenters have good knowledge of mental health and well-being, experience in teaching and facilitating groups, and passion for supporting social and emotional well-being in their community.

Rural and Remote Mental Health will train and accredit eligible individuals to deliver Deadly Thinking and Deadly Thinking Youth workshops.

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More details

To be eligible to undertake Presenter training, candidates will need the following:

  • Participation in a Deadly Thinking or Deadly Thinking Youth workshop in the past 12 months
  • Qualification in mental health or mental health training (eg LivingWorks, Mental Health First Aid)
  • Good knowledge of signs and symptoms of mental ill-health and pathways for help
  • Personal or professional experience supporting people with mental ill-health
  • Respectful attitudes towards people with mental ill-health
  • Knowledge of mental health services
  • Qualification in education or training and/or experience teaching and facilitating groups
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to deliver RRMH program workshops
  • A plan or organisational support to deliver RRMH program workshops
  • Hold a valid Working With Children Check from your state / territory of residence (requirement for Deadly Thinking Youth Presenters)

Train the Presenter training is a two-day workshop that will provide the understanding, confidence and essential knowledge required to deliver the program workshops in your community.

New Presenters are provided with a Presenter’s manual, presentation, videos, promotional templates and certificate upon completion.

Trained Presenters will receive ongoing support from RRMH and Deadly Thinking Trainers.

Cost of Presenter Training: $1,540 (inc. GST) per person

To maintain accreditation, Presenters must:

  • Register planned Deadly Thinking workshops with RRMH
  • Provide each participant with a workshop training pack purchased from RRMH
  • Deliver a minimum of 2 program workshops per year

If the minimum number of program workshops are not completed, Presenters are required to complete a refresher workshop.

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Online training is coming soon. For now, reach out here.