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Suicide Prevention and Support

 Suicide Prevention Training

Question. Persuade. Refer. (QPR) is an evidence-based training to help anyone learn how to recognize sings and active intervention to prevent suicide. Appleseed staff are certified trainers in the QPR approach to suicide prevention and are available to help individuals and organizations effectively intervene on behalf of suicidal and in-crisis individuals.

  • Question a person about suicide
  • Persuade someone to get help
  • Refer someone to the appropriate resource

Benefits of QPR

  • Learn how to question, persuade, and refer someone who may be suicidal
  • Learn where to get help for yourself or someone else in crisis
  • Learn more about preventing suicide
  • Learn common causes of suicidal behavior
  • Learn the warning signs of suicide

Program Goals

  • Reduce suicidal behaviors
  • Save lives by providing innovative, practical, and proven suicide prevention training
  • Know the signs of crisis
  • Empower all people
  • Make a positive impact on people's lives

Visit www.QPRinstitute.com for more information. 

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