22 min

How It All Began A World Where LivingWorks

    • Mental Health

We know LivingWorks today as a global leader in suicide intervention. Thousands of trainers in workplaces and communities around the world teaching gold class suicide first aid programs like the two day ASIST workshop, the half day SafeTALK suicide alert helper workshop and now the 90- minute online interactive introduction to suicide first aid, LivingWorks Start. Programs that have been endorsed in more than 50 peer reviewed journals around the world, that have informed international policy and are implemented everywhere from schools to military bases, hospitals to sports clubs and everything in between. 


But do you know how it all started almost 40 years ago? In 1983 to be precise.


In the first episode of series three of A World Where LivingWorks, our host Kim Borrowdale talks to with co founder Richard Ramsay about how it all began.


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We know LivingWorks today as a global leader in suicide intervention. Thousands of trainers in workplaces and communities around the world teaching gold class suicide first aid programs like the two day ASIST workshop, the half day SafeTALK suicide alert helper workshop and now the 90- minute online interactive introduction to suicide first aid, LivingWorks Start. Programs that have been endorsed in more than 50 peer reviewed journals around the world, that have informed international policy and are implemented everywhere from schools to military bases, hospitals to sports clubs and everything in between. 


But do you know how it all started almost 40 years ago? In 1983 to be precise.


In the first episode of series three of A World Where LivingWorks, our host Kim Borrowdale talks to with co founder Richard Ramsay about how it all began.


Subscribe to the series so you don't miss upcoming episodes via the below:


Apple Podcasts 

Google Podcasts 

Spotify Podcasts 


Click here for a full transcript of this episode.

22 min