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Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training

In honor of National Public Health Week in April, NVHD is offering a free virtual training on suicide prevention!

QPR, standing for “Question, Persuade, and Refer”, is a suicide prevention training that recognizes three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Each year thousands of Americans save lives of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor. The QPR Institute strives to save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical, and proven suicide prevention training. They believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know.

Suicide prevention is important every day of the year. The National Public Health Week observance of mental health awareness on Thursday, April 6th gives us an opportunity to shine a special, encouraging light on this topic that affects us all, and send a clear, hopeful message that help is available, and suicide can be prevented.
The training is scheduled to be held virtually on Thursday, April 6th 6-7pm. If you or someone you know is interested in attending the QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training, please contact Lisa Trupp, Public Health Educator for the Naugatuck Valley Health District. You may register via phone at (203) 811-3255 ext. 108 as registration is required for this training or use this link to access registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2FPXQFR 
For additional information on QPR and National Public Health Week, please visit https://qprinstitute.com/about-qpr and https://nphw.org respectfully.

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Apr 06 2023


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Health Educator


Health Educator
203-881-3255 x108
Registration Required

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