11/16/23 Suicide Prevention Training

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Suicide Prevention Training

We all have a role to play in suicide prevention.The QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) suicide prevention training is a widely used, effective strategy for educating people on how to recognize when someone may be at risk for suicide and how to connect them with immediate help.

What to Expect at Training

Presented by a certified QPR instructor, the 90-minute presentation will include information about:

  • Common myths and facts associated with suicide
  • Warning signs of suicide 
  • Tips for asking someone questions about suicide
  • Methods for persuading suicidal individual to get help
  • Ways to refer people at risk to local resources

Each participant will receive a QPR booklet with information about suicide prevention as well as resources on campus and in the Bellingham community.

Thursday, Nov. 16, 3 - 4:30 PM, Miller Hall 105