QPR is a training program designed to enhance the general awareness about suicide through public education. Whether a teen or elder adult, we can all become aware of the warning signs of suicidal thoughts and learn three basic intervention skill that can avert the tragedy of suicide.
QUESTION - Learn how to see the signs of suicidal thoughts and learning to ask the important question, "Are you thinking about harming yourself?" and listening to the answer without bias or alarm.
PERSUADE - Offer the person hope and alternative solutions Suicide itself is not the problem, it is a perceived only solution by a person in crisis to what they see as an insurmountable problem.
REFER - Have the knowledge of how and where to go to help the person get help.
Tuesday, August 3rd 11:00am-1:00pm (1.5 Free CEUs & lunch included)
Tuesday, August 17th 8:00am-10:00am (Breakfast included)
Tuesday, August 31 6:00pm-8:00pm (Light refreshments included)
All trainings will be held in person at the NTC Wausau campus.
This training is hosted by the AOD Partnership and Prevent Suicide Marathon County, with the support of Advancing Behavioral Health Wisconsin.