Th, 10/5: QPR Training – Ask a Question, Save a Life. Dinner at 6PM. Programming begins at 6:30PM. Childcare available. Free Signup
QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer- 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. This Training prepares attendees to:
– Recognize the warning signs of suicide
– Ask someone about suicidal thoughts
– Offer and connect to help
Training provided through Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Montgomery County Suicide Prevention task force. Ty Williams, MA, Crisis Community Liaison and Trainer/Access Services will run the training. Ty is the coordinator of QPR for the county.
Training is appropriate for: parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, ministers, doctors, nurses, office supervisors, squad leaders, foremen, police officers, advisors, caseworkers, firefighters, and many others who are strategical positioned to recognize and refer someone at risk of suicide.