Suicide Prevention Trainings & Programs

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training Program

Learn how to recognize the warning signs of suicide and how to intervene effectively to refer someone to help. Question, Persuade and Refer are 3 simple steps everyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. In this 1-1.5 hour training, you will learn to notice the signs of suicide, practice active listening through role play, and then learn the resources for an effective referral.

QPR is a suicide prevention program listed on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.

To request a QPR training for your department or office, please complete this form.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

MHFA is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. MHFA has been shown to increase knowledge of mental health and mental illness, reduce stigma and increase empathy toward individuals with mental health challenges, and help participants learn mental health resources.

There is a total of 8 hours of material, which can be offered in one day or across 2 half-day sessions.

To request a MHFA training for your department of office, please contact Susan Han, Ph.D. and Amani Surges Martorella, LCSW-C.