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Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training


  • February 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Just as people are trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver to help save thousands of lives each year, people are trained in QPR to save a life from a death by suicide. QPR stands for Question Persuade Refer and teaches someone how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis, how to question, Continue Reading

SafeTALK – Suicide-Alert Helper Training

SafeTALK – Suicide-Alert Helper Training


  • SafeTALK Training
    March 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

SafeTALK is a half-day, alertness training that prepares anyone 15 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. safeTALK-trained Continue Reading

Safe Space Training

Safe Space Training


  • March 15, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Safe Space training has been designed by Grassroots as a suicide prevention and intervention model that focuses on the LGBTQ+ population and their increased risk for suicide. It is free for Howard County residents and those who work in the county. CEUs are available thanks to sponsorship by the Howard County Health Department. Through Continue Reading

Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training


  • April 13, 2019
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Just as people are trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver to help save thousands of lives each year, people are trained in QPR to save a life from a death by suicide. QPR stands for Question Persuade Refer and teaches someone how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis, how to question, Continue Reading