QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training 9/30/23
This program teaches people to do the following: -Recognize the warning signs of suicide -Talk with someone who may be at risk for suicide and persuade them to get help -Refer at-risk individuals to appropriate resources for help
Date and Time
Sep 30, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
VIRTUAL - 10am PT, 11am MT, 12pm CT, 1pm ET
This training aims to break down the stigma surrounding mental health and suicide, providing participants with the tools to take action and save lives. By increasing awareness and knowledge about suicide prevention, QPR Gatekeeper Training empowers participants to be proactive in reaching out to those who may be struggling and guiding them toward the help they need.
Question: Learn how to ask direct, empathetic questions to determine if someone is having suicidal thoughts. By openly discussing the topic, you can create a safe space for them to share their feelings and concerns.
Persuade: Understand how to offer hope and support to someone who may be struggling. Through active listening and compassion, you can help them see that there are people who care about their well-being and that help is available.
Refer: Discover how to connect the person to appropriate resources, such as mental health professionals, hotlines, or support groups. Providing concrete steps for them to seek help is crucial in ensuring their safety.
What is a Gatekeeper?
Someone in a position to recognize a crisis and the warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide.
Gatekeepers can be anyone but include parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, ministers, doctors, police officers, and community members.
QPR Suicide Prevention Class
Sep 30, 9:50 AM PDT
100% of ticket proceeds will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness Walk in Phoenix, AZ.