Suicide Prevention Training: Ask a Question-Save a Life

Suicide Prevention Training: Ask a Question-Save a Life

October 11, 2017*

SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCE LIST (see bottom of page)

*The immediately available online version of this suicide prevention program is available at the "QPR Institute".

Use coupon code "QPRO" for a $10 discount-bring the cost to $19.95.

QPR Method of Suicide Prevention Program

Suicide can be a preventable cause of death.  In just 2 hours, we will teach you how to save a life using the evidence-based Question-Persuade-Refer (QPR) Method.

3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.  You will learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.

Each year thousands of people, just like you, are saying "Yes" to saving the life of family member, friend, colleague, or neighbor.


Instructor

Renee Cunningham, MSS, Associate Director of The Center in the Park, is a certified QPR Instructor and Social Worker

When: October 11, 2017

Time: 5-7pm or 7-9pm

Cost: $20

Register

Registration for this program is open.  Please call Theresa Bloom to register for this program: 215-881-7402.

Location

Penn State Abington

Lares Building, Lubert Commons

1600 Woodland Road

Abington, PA  19001

Parking is in Lot "M", in front of the Woodland Building.  Please see campus directions and campus map.

Best to print off the campus map and have it on program day to locate the parking lot and the Lares Building.

Educational Credit

CEU 0.2-Continuing Education Units

CPE 2.0 Other-Continuing Professional Education for CPAs and Accountants

CLE 2.0 Ethics-Continuing Legal Education for Attorneys

PCHA 0.2-Personal Care Home Administrator

SW 0.2-Social Workers, etc.

 

SUICIDE PREVENTION & INFORMATION RESOURCE LIST

IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS

1) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255 or 1-800-273-TALK

2) Philadelphia Behavioral Health Suicide/Crisis Intervention Hotline: 215-686-4420

3) Mental Health Delegates (mobile mental health unit): 215-685-6440

4) CRISIS TEXT LINE

Text the word HOME to 741741

 

IN THE COUNTIES

1) Montgomery County Emergency Services Mental Health Crisis Hotline: 610-279-6100

2) Delaware County Crisis Connection Team: 1-855-889-7827                                                                                                                                    

3) Bucks County Mental Health Crisis: 1-800-499-7455

 

FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT and FIRE FIGHTERS

1) Cop 2 Cop Hotline: 1-866-COP-2COP

-staffed by retired officers who are licensed Clinical Social Workers

2) Law Enforcement Health Benefits (LEHB) 
215-763-8290

3) Penn Behavioral Health: 1-800-321-4433

Employee Assistance Program and Work Life Benefits          

4) Badge of Life: Psychological Survival for Police Officers

http://www.badgeoflife.com/

5) International Association of Chiefs of Police

http://www.iacp.org/

 

FOR FIRE FIGHTERS

1) Philadelphia Fire Fighter’s and Paramedic’s Union

www.iaff22.org

OTHER GENERAL RESOURCES

1) Survivors of Suicide

http://www.sosphilly.org

2) To Write Love On Her Arms

www.twloha.com

3) Suicide Prevention Resource Center

www.sprc.org

4) American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

http://www.afsp.org/

5) CDC Facebook Page on Violence Prevention

www.facebook.com/vetoviolence

6) National Institute for Mental Health

www.nimh.nih.gov

7) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

www.samhsa.gov

8) Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Suicide

www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/calltoaction