TrainingA QPR Suicide Prevention training took place at the High Desert Regional Education Center on Tuesday, September 25th. QPR stands for – Question, Persuade, and Refer – the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.

Facilitators, or also referred as QPR-Trained Gatekeepers, Tim McCleary, Project Coordinator with TRACE and Shenika Cumberbatch, VISTA Leader with Better Together, shared their knowledge as Gatekeepers on how to:

• Recognize the warning signs of suicide
• Know how to offer hope
• Know how to get help and save a life

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