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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

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QPR is a two-hour educational program designed to teach professionals as well as lay “gatekeepers” the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to respond. A gatekeeper is someone in a position to recognize a crisis and warning signs that someone may be at risk of suicide3.

  1. Question the person’s desire or intent regarding suicide.
  2. Persuade the person to seek and accept help.
  3. Refer the person to appropriate resources.

Free Continuing Education Credits Available!

Everyone has a role in preventing suicide. To learn how you can support your community and learn how to intervene to prevent suicide, register for one of the training sessions today!

Sessions are open to anyone and will be delivered via Zoom.

Download the flyer for more information on training dates and CEUs!

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.1

Pennsylvania suicide rates, especially in rural counties, are higher than the national average.2

1CDC. (2021, January 21). Fast Facts. www.cdc.gov. https://www.cdc.gov/suicide/facts/index.htm.
2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System In: 2017.
3QPR Institute: Practical and proven suicide prevention training. QPR Institute.

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