Gelt Chartitable Foundation

mental health awareness and suicide prevention

Understanding people who struggle with mental health is hard.
Our workshops help.

what you gain from our workshops

Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Workshops

Check out the workshops we offer.

safetalk

safeTALK is a three hour, in person course, developed by LivingWorks. It prepares anyone 15 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, to recognize warning signs, effectively communicate with individuals who are thinking about suicide, and connect them with life-saving intervention resources. This workshop is presented by our educator, Leigh Ioffe.

you are not alone

You Are Not Alone is a general mental health workshop that focuses on understanding mental wellness by providing awareness and clarity amongst common mental health issues. The workshop is 75 minutes in length, and covers a variety of topics, including the signs of mental illness and how they manifest in people, how to reach out for additional help if someone is in need, healthy versus unhealthy coping skills, and more.

if you see something say something

If You See Something, Say Something is a 75-minute virtual course. It goes over the facts and statistics of suicide, teaches participants to identify the signs of one struggling with mental health or suicide and how to get them the help that they need, and ends with a question and answer session.

if you see something say something level ii

“If You See Something, Say Something: Level II is a practical application workshop that allows participants to practice and use the skills acquired in Level I. Using role play and discussion, participants will use the skills to better sharpen their prevention tools.

nothing showing

Nothing Showing is a 120 minute first responder and armed forces suicide prevention workshop. The workshop equips service professionals with actionable steps to increase their awareness of, and prevent, suicide. This workshop is tailored to understanding suicide among armed forces and veterans, firefighters, and police officers.

What participants are saying

Instead of having us talk about ourselves, why don’t you see what our participants have to say.

This was amazing, so clear and helpful. I’ve taken other suicide prevention courses, and by far, this was the clearest and most direct
Mrs. Dena Gorkin
Brooklyn, NY
I really liked the training — the information was concise and easy to apply to daily lives without being overloaded with information
Tayla Rosenthal
Sarasota, FL
From start to finish, this workshop was filled with facts, quides, and tools which help equip you to help someone who is desperately in need
Matan Traube
johannesburg, SA

Why should you work with us?

We know hosting an event takes time and effort, but it’s worth it, we promise! 

01.

It Can Save A Life

Learning the signs of someone who is struggling with their mental health or is suicidal may very well save a life. Understand that you can prevent suicide.

02.

It’s Cost Effective

We believe that everyone deserves to be trained in suicide prevention and mental health awareness, regardless of financial status. To that end, we offer our workshops at the lowest possible cost — making it accessible to everyone. 

03.

It’s fast

This isn’t your boring three hour workshop. We understand that time is of value and we kept it to the point. 75 minutes is all you need to make a real change

04.

We make it easy

Everything is handed to you! We send our partnering organizations a custom registration URL, PR materials with their logo on it, a customized press release, and anything else needed to conduct the event. 

where we've been

We’ve been all over the globe! Check out all the locations where we’ve hosted workshops.

arizona

Gilbert, AZ

california

Fresno, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Sonoma, CA
Santa Ana, CA

Colorado

Denver, CO

deleware

Wilmington, DE

florida

Sarasota, FL
Tampa, FL
Miami, FL
Boca Raton, FL
Aventura, FL

maryland

College Park, MD
Baltimore, MD

Montana

Bozeman, MT

new hampshire

Manchester, NH

new jersey

Wayne, NJ
Randolph, NJ
Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Ridgewood, NJ

NEW YORK

Brooklyn, NY
Suffern, NY
Great Neck, NY
Hewlett, NY
New York, NY
Bedford, NY
Monsey, NY
Schenectady, NY

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

texas

Austin, TX
Bastrop, TX
Dallas, TX
College Station, TX

vermont

Middlebury, VT

virginia

Richmond, VA

international

Cape Town, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Efrat, Israel
Jerusalem, Israel
Côte Saint-Luc, Quebec
Córdoba, Argentina
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ready to schedule a workshop?

Take the first step. Reach out today and receive a response within 24 hours.

Schedule a call with us or email us at info@geltcharitable.foundation to get started

 

FAQ

Most frequently asked questions and answers 

The workshops are geared towards all individuals age 15+

You can join a workshop by signing up for a workshop of your choice here: geltcharitable.foundation/upcoming

We make hosting workshops easy! To begin the process, email info@geltcharitable.foundation with the name of your organization and a little bit about it. 

There is no fee to attend a workshop! Hosting a workshop incurs a small fee which varies based on the hosting organization. 

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Proud Partners of the Boston Fire Department

The Gelt Charitable Foundation is proud to have partnered with the City of Boston to train the entire Boston Fire Department in suicide prevention.

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