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QPR - Question / Persuade / Refer - Learn what you can do about Suicide

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Bethel Church Gary IN 225 W 5th Ave, Gary, IN 46402

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QPR - Question / Persuade / Refer - Learn the warning signs of Suicide

FREE CEU's.....

Become a Gatekeeper, learn the signs, know what to say, how to ask questions and what to do if someone close or anyone you know might be struggling or even contemplating Suicide, NAMI Gary Indiana in collaboration with WDS is offering a free QPR Training right here in Gary Indiana

You hear of all the shootings, killing hundreds nationally every single day. What we don't hear about is what I refer to as "the silent killer" SUICIDE. The stigma attached to Mental Illness is the #1 reason folks do not seek help, those affected do not tell, we do not ask because we do not want to "intrude" on their personal life. In my opinion if we continue in this mind set, the numbers will continue to rise and the next one could be someone close to you

Suicide kills two to three times more than homicide, my point for the comparison is because we hear of so many homicides now double or triple that....get it? Folks it is real and it is killing our children, our brothers and sisters, mothers and fathers, uncles and aunts. SUICIDE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE!!
QPR - QUESTION / PERSUADE / REFER is a known effective best practice and the good news is anyone can learn to become a Gatekeeper

My understanding is that a "Successful Suicide" is final...... when it happens we loose the chance to ask, then remorse sets in and we wonder "how did I not know" or ask ourselves "what could I have done", or "why didn't he/she tell someone". Please understand first and foremost....IT IS NOT YOUR FAULT!

Certificates will be given to those who complete the training

If you have any questions please email me roger@namigaryindiana.org or roger@garystime.com,
Cell: 219-775-6898
Thank you and keep your eyes open!
Roger Hayward, Director
NAMI Gary Indiana

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