Education and Training

Zest has developed a range of education and training programmes over the past 12 years, developed through, personal experience, clinical practice, professional development and available up-to-date research. Training delivered to professionals working with the issues of self-harm and suicide in both statutory and voluntary sectors:

  • Self-harm/suicide, emotional health talks to young people, parents, teachers etc.
  • Suicide and self-harm talks to community groups.
  • Alcohol and self-harm training.

Courses Available with Zest

  • Self-Harm Workshop
  • Impact of Alcohol Abuse on Self-harm and Suicidal Behaviour
  • Self-harm: Working with the Intoxicated Client
  • The Person behind the Behaviour
  • The Family System
  • Depression in Self-harm and Suicidal Behaviour
  • Crisis Intervention in Self-harm and Suicidal Behaviour
  • Bereaved by Suicide
  • On being a ‘Real’ Man
  • Emotional Health
  • The Skill of Referral
  • Person-centred Approach to Self-harm and Suicidal Behaviour
  • The Skill of Listening
  • Problem-Solving in the Treatment of Self-harm
  • Alcohol: Use, Misuse, Abuse and Dependency

Courses are modular and can be delivered over half-day, one-day, two-day or evenings.

For further information contact Zest

Make a Donation

Every year Zest helps over 700 people from 11 years of age and upwards in the Western area, through individual counselling, support for family and friends and complementary therapies.

Every penny counts, and we are thankful to our donors.


Our Funders

HSC Public Health Agency / Big Lottery Fund

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council WebsiteNI