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SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING: QUESTION, PERSUADE, REFER 05/09/2018
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Free for Members: Similar to CPR, this suicide prevention training teaches you how to recognize a mental health emergency and get a person at risk the help they need. This training assists participants in creating an action plan that can save lives.

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When: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
9:00am - 12:00pm
Where: CT Nonprofit Center
75 Charter Oak Ave
Ste 1-100
Hartford, Connecticut  06106
United States
Contact: Katie Breslin
860.525.5080


Online registration is available until: 5/9/2018
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FREE FOR MEMBERS: Suicide Prevention Training: Question, Persuade, Refer

 

This training is for anyone and everyone, just like CPR is recommended for everyone. A "gatekeeper" is an individual in a position to recognize crisis and the warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide. Gatekeepers include parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, ministers, doctors, nurses, office supervisors, squad leaders, foreman, police officers, advisors, caseworkers, firefighters, and many others who are strategically positioned to recognize someone at risk of suicide.

 

QPR-trained Gatekeepers will be able to: recognize the signs of suicide, know how to offer hope, and know how to obtain help and save a life. Participants will be given an overview of CT's suicide prevention campaign, the CT Suicide Advisory Board, and review available resources, materials, and a QPR booklet. 

 

Presenter Info: 
Heather Spada, CT Networks of Care for Suicide Prevention

Program Fees:
This training is FREE and For Members Only.

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