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Suicide Prevention Training

Monday, August 29, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join CAPS Mondays and Thursdays 12 – 1 p.m. to learn the skills needed to prevent suicide and help us create a community of care at UH!

Sign-up is required- Suicide Prevention Training Request Form

QPR, which stands for “Question, Persuade, Refer”, is a nationally recognized suicide prevention program designed to educate persons to recognize and respond to the signs of suicidal thinking or behavior. Research has shown that persons who ultimately attempt suicide often provide numerous direct or indirect clues as to their intentions, and the goal of this training is to recognize these verbal, behavioral, or situational clues and take steps to get the person professional help. The presentation helps persons learn how to ask the suicide question, how to persuade the person to contact appropriate assistance, and how to identify referral options. Once trained, these persons act as gatekeepers for the campus community, informed and ready to intervene on behalf of individuals considering suicide.