Download Application Pack CONNECTIONS T4T Suicide Prevention & Emotional Health Training

Want to train to deliver The Connections Link Life Programme?

Train the Trainer places are now available.

This Programme has proved exceptionally successful, with over 100 sessions delivered so far and another 50 scheduled by December. We have also trained over 70 Connections Ambassadors to go out into their own Organisations and deliver this vital work.

The Connections Train the Trainer Programme

  • 2-day online course, facilitated by Senior Connection Mentors, with your peer group
  • Developing expertise of the Connect 4 ways model
  • Training on delivery, support and requirements of facilitating your own group.
  • Supportive Mentor feedback
  • Knowledge of the resources and support available.
  • Shared experiences with peer group/ developing links & networks
  • Q & A session and debrief
  • Access to the approved Facilitator Pathway
  • Access to quarterly mentoring and master classes
  • Access to the Facilitator’s member’s area.
  • Certificate on completion

Once you have completed the training you will be issued your renewable license allowing you to deliver the Connections LLO programme within your Organisation (as per FME contract standards).

The Facilitator training package and license cost £750.

Limited Sponsored Volunteer positions are available and can be applied for through the attached application.  As a volunteer the training will be supplied FREE of charge, with the expectation of 10 voluntary facilitator sessions completed per year for 2 years.

Once fully trained the Facilitator can apply for their own license to deliver within an agreed organisation or to join the FME paid team should a vacancy arise.

For Individual bookings download the application form from the link.

For group bookings (10 or more), contact

CONNECTIONS is about transitioning from trauma to resilience:

  • Joining a network of trainers focused on improving Mental Health & Preventing Suicide in Northern Ireland

  • Learning to teach a 4-Step Suicide Prevention Model that empowers helpers to support persons who are in emotional distress or with thoughts of suicide

  • Cultivating personal and community resilience and wellbeing through practicing and teaching self-care & emotionally healthy practices


Is to serve our people, organisations, businesses, communities and government to access first class, quality assured, accessible mental health education. We hope to empower and inspire meaningful personal action that will help save lives, improve wellbeing, cultivate emotionally healthy practices and break the cycles of trauma.

Together we can

  • Save Lives

  • Improve Wellbeing

  • Cultivate Emotional Health

Programme Details

  • 2-day online course, led by Senior Facilitators

  • Develop expertise of the Connect 4 ways model

  • Learn to deliver this PHA commissioned programme

  • Gain supportive feedback

  • Access Connections online web based facilitator platform