NSW Health Gatekeeper Training for suicide prevention


Welcome to the eLearning module NSW Health Gatekeeper Training for suicide prevention.

This course aims to empower NSW Health Staff to provide initial support to people experiencing emotional distress and/or who are possibly suicidal. It provides a guide for NSW Health Staff to facilitate their access to appropriate mental health support.

A certificate is issued on completion.


On completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify skills to build rapport and communicate effectively with people who are experiencing emotional distress.
  • Identify language that may indicate suicidal ideation or behaviour.
  • Outline how to facilitate appropriate supports for people experiencing emotional distress or who may be suicidal.


This module is designed for NSW Health Staff and may qualify for up to 0.6 hrs of Continuous Professional Development.