A free training to teach you how to help prevent suicide is being held later this month in Manchester.
It’s called a Suicide Prevention QPR Training and it’s set for Monday, August 14th at 8 am at Regional Medical Center.
QPR is a training that focuses on three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. It is the most widely taught gatekeeper training in the world. You will learn how to question, persuade and refer someone who may be suicidal. Ryan Nesbit, training instructor, is the co-director of Alive and Running Iowa and has done nearly 350 suicide prevention trainings. Ryan will share is own stories of suicide, loss and suicidal intention.
Ages 12 and older are welcome to attend. Plan for an interactive learning session, lasting approximately 1½-2 hours.
Call 927-7551 to sign up or you can sign up online at https://bit.ly/3m855tJ.