Learn the basics from a trained Gatekeeper about QPR-Question, Persuade, Refer is an evidence-based, suicide prevention intervention developed by Dr. Paul Quinett of the QPR Institute. Just like CPR, QPR is a lifesaving, emergency intervention for someone in crisis. It was developed to teach anyone who takes the training to be able to recognize the warning signs that a person might be considering suicide. QPR is not therapy. QPR teaches the following skills:
Question-How to ask a person if they are considering suicide.
Persuade-How to convince someone to get help.
Refer-How to refer someone to the appropriate resource.
After this presentation, you will be to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and gain knowledge on how and where to find help.