All Roses in the Ocean capacity-building workshops are lived experience informed, designed and delivered by professional facilitators who also have a personal lived experience of suicide.

Our Voice in Action is a two-day workshop designed to develop the skills required to meaningfully participate in suicide prevention activities, encourage connectedness, self-care and gain clarity in what direction you would like to lend your lived experience voice to. It provides the framework to explore your lived experience and how it can be combined with other skills for the greatest influence and impact.

On completion of this program, you can expect to be able to:

  • Identify the key messages within your lived experience story others can benefit from.
  • Appreciate the wide range of lived experience perspectives, and the wisdom they offer dispel common myths and misconceptions about suicide through lived experience perspectives and facts.
  • Understand how your preferred working styles, communication style and personality type can be best utilised in various suicide prevention activities.
  • Implement your self care plan and activate your support networks as required.
  • Contribute meaningfully to suicide prevention in your local community.
  • Participate actively as a member of the Roses in the Ocean Lived Experience Collective

What happens after the program?

On completion of the program, you will be linked into your local suicide prevention networks and Primary Health Network, who will be advised that you have undergone training with Roses in the Ocean and are looking to contribute. Your Roses in the Ocean Mentor will support you while you forge relationships and connections in your community.

Who is the program for?

Our Voice in Action is a foundational program for people with a lived experience of suicide who are ready and keen to explore opportunities to be involved in suicide prevention activities. This program is the foundational training for Lived Experience Advisory and Reference Groups for organisations and Primary Health Networks.

To express your interest in attending one of our capacity-building workshops, please complete this form.