Hancock County Suicide Prevention Training (QPR)

QPR stands for “Question, Persuade and Refer,” which are three steps you can take to assist someone in crisis. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response that you can learn to save someone’s life if they are considering self-harm or suicide. Let us help you find a local QPR suicide prevention training right here in Hancock County.

LOCAL QPR TRAINING CLASSES

Mental health, addiction, and depression are just a few of the pressing health issues facing adults and children in Hancock County. As a part of our comprehensive plan to find solutions and resources for these challenges, Healthy365 staff are trained through the QPR Institute to provide QPR training classes. The QPR training that helps train individuals to recognize signs of self-harm and suicide ideation in a friend, family member, classmate, or coworker. Knowing the steps of QPR can help you prevent them from harming themselves or others and get them the help they need.

The prompt recognition of the scream of a smoke detector can eliminate the need to suppress a raging fire. In just that way, by recognizing early the warning signs of suicide, opening a supporting dialogue with a suicidal person and securing consultation a professional may prevent the need for an emergency room visit or psychiatric hospitalization.

If you are interested in hosting or attending a QPR class, contact a Healthy365 Support Navigator at (317) 468-4231 or register online by clicking the button below.

SUICIDE HELPLINES AND RESOURCES

If you feel you’re at risk of harming yourself or others, call 911 immediately.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call (800) 273-8255 (TALK) for free and confidential support for those in crisis. You can also speak to someone online if you prefer.

National Alliance on Mental Illness: Call (800) 950-6264 (NAMI) or visit nami.org to get information on mental health conditions and symptoms, or to find treatment for yourself or a family member.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: You can use the behavioral health treatment services locator from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) along with your zip code to find local mental health care for yourself or a loved one.

Learn More about Hancock County’s Mental Health & Wellness Resources.