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Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) (In-Person)
October 11, 2022
Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 5:30pm-7:30pm (PT)
Hosted by gettrainedtohelp.com. Location: Hillsboro, OR. The training is open to anyone who lives or works in Clackamas, Multnomah, or Washington County.
QPR is an educational program that teaches community members how to recognize that a person may be experiencing thoughts of suicide and offer first aid until more experienced help is available. Participants will learn about warning signs, risk factors, common myths about suicide, and a three-step suicide prevention first aid action plan. Participants will receive a booklet and wallet card with summary information at the end of the training. This training offers veteran-specific information that is not provided in other QPR trainings.
By the end of this training, you will know how:
- to recognize the early warning signs of suicide
- to ask the person about thoughts of suicide
- to persuade the person to get help
- to refer the person to help
- to offer hope
- to get help and save a life
Cost: Free. Registration and more information here.