A national training on the Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Tool, featuring ERC Pathlight community partners who are committed to supporting suicide prevention efforts across the country.
Suicide Prevention Month is a time to raise awareness, shift public perception, spread hope, and share vital information to people affected by suicide. In partnership with Jefferson Center, Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood Anxiety Center is proud to offer a free virtual training on Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) in an effort to empower individuals to take an active role in suicide prevention alongside parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, ministers, doctors, nurses, office supervisors, squad leaders, foremen, police officers, advisors, caseworkers, firefighters, and many others.
What is Question, Persuade, Refer?
The mission of QPR is to save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. This accessible training quality education that empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know and care about through the following goals for all participants:
Recognize the warning signs of suicide
Know how to offer hope
Know how to get help and save a life
QPR Institute | Practical and Proven Suicide Prevention Training QPR Institute (en-US)
- 60 Minutes: Formal training presentation on QPR presented by Jefferson Center
- 30 Minutes: Community Partner Meet & Greet Breakout Sessions
- 10 Minute Session to learn about featured community partners making a difference in the Suicide Prevention space across the country