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QPR Gatekeeper Training/Suicide Prevention

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Hampden Police Dept

100 Allen St.

Hampden, MA

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All members of the general public who are interested in increasing their understanding of mental health and substance abuse issues and how they relate to suicidal thoughts or feelings. Youth under 18 are welcome at this
training but must be in the company of a parent/guardian.

After the training, participants will:

  • Be aware of statistical data about suicide nationally, statewide, and locally

  • Recognize suicide warning signs and risk and protective factors

  • Understand the importance of means restriction

  • Have the ability to recognize someone at risk for suicide

  • Possess the skills to ask an individual about suicide, persuade the person to seek help, and refer the person to local community, state, and national resources

Doors open at 6 pm and program begins promptly at 6:30pm. Regstration encouraged, however, walk-ins will be welcome.

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Hampden Police Dept

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