Kelowna, we want you to join us for the Payton & Dillon Budd Memorial Ride as we come together to Ride Don’t Hide as a community and #GETLOUD about mental health and suicide prevention. You can participate as an individual or as part of a team with your family, friends or co-workers and help us raise funds for mental health programs and services in our community. Let’s help people of all ages access the help and support they need and know they are not alone.
When we Ride Don’t Hide, we create change.
4km or 6km Walk (Stride Don’t Hide) – $40
6km Family Ride – $40
25km Ride – $40
50km Ride – $40
Budd’s 100 – Sign up to be a part of Budd’s 100 today and decide which route is right for you later! When you join Budd’s 100, you agree to raise $100. PLUS, thanks to the generosity of the Thomas Alan Budd Foundation, your $100 in fundraising will be matched! The $40 registration fee is waived with this option.
About the Payton & Dillon Budd Memorial Ride:
At CMHA Kelowna we want to let anyone struggling in silence to know they are not alone. That’s why we are dedicating our Ride Don’t Hide event to the memory of two brothers in our community. The Payton and Dillon Budd Memorial Ride is a rallying point for us all: Anyone can experience poor emotional or mental health. Anyone can be at risk for thoughts of suicide. No one should have to hide or stay silent. On June 23rd, join us and ride in plain sight to raise funds for programs and services in our community.
Ride Don’t Hide is a nation-wide fundraising bike ride that gives thousands of people across Canada the opportunity to connect—to their own mental health, to each other and to their broader communities, while raising the critical funds that support CMHA programs in their own community that help Canadians take care of our mental health.
The 2018 event was an overwhelming success. Thank you to all of our riders, volunteers and sponsors.
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Note: May 29 & 30, 9:00am to 4:30pm each day – Both days required for certification
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop that teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don’t need any formal training to attend the workshop—anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model. To learn more, read below or visit the LivingWorks website.
Learning goals and objectives
Over the course of their two-day workshop, ASIST participants learn to:
- Understand the ways that personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions
- Provide guidance and suicide first aid to a person at risk in ways that meet their individual safety needs
- Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the actions required to implement it
- Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community at large
- Recognize other important aspects of suicide prevention including life-promotion and self-care
- Presentations and guidance from two LivingWorks registered trainers
- A scientifically proven intervention model
- Powerful audiovisual learning aids
- Group discussions
- Skills practice and development
- A balance of challenge and safety
Course fees & administration:
- Individual: $299.25 including materials and GST. Subsidized rate may be available for students and non-profit volunteers or staff, contact us for details.
- Space is limited. Please register by May 24, 2019
- Location: Kelowna. Exact address to be confirmed. Registrants will be notified.
- Cancellation Policy: Notice of cancellation must be received at least 48 hours in advance of the course date to receive a refund. Send us an email if you need to withdraw from the course.