QPR Training: Question, Persuade, Refer

Ask a question, save a life.

Each year, an estimated 775,000 family members are impacted by the suicide attempt or death of a loved one. Countless others are concerned about friends. You can make a difference and possibly save a life. In as little as one hour, individuals can learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide and how to apply three simple steps that may save a life. Each QPR session is taught by a certified instructor.

Participants learn:
• National and local statistics
• Myths and facts about suicide
• Warning signs
• How to ask the question
• Methods for persuading suicidal individuals to get help
• Time for questions and answers

QPR attendees receive:
A QPR booklet, information on treatment providers, suicide prevention hotline numbers, and contacts for area support groups.

To schedule a training, please contact the Southwest Indiana Suicide Prevention Coalition:

Janie Chappell
Deaconess Cross Pointe
7200 East Indiana Street
Evansville, IN 47715
Email Janie


Emily Reidford
Easterseals Rehabilitation Center
3701 Bellemeade Avenue
Evansville, IN 47714
Email Emily

You are not alone and help is always available!
If you're struggling or concerned about someone else,
call the free National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988
or the 24-Hour Local Southwestern Crisis Hotline at 812.422.1100

Last updated: July 16, 2022

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