Ask a question, save a life. QPR is an easy-to-learn process that helps you recognize the early warning signs of suicide, and get professional help for people who need it.
QPR training teaches you to follow three key steps:
Through your training, you will learn how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, including verbal, behavioral and situational clues. By detecting mental health issues early — and making sure that people get the help they need — you can help ensure that no student is left to struggle alone.
This training is for any currently registered UB student, or current UB faculty or staff who works closely with students, including academic or residential advisors, friends, religious professionals and parents.
Presented by a certified QPR instructor, each 60- or 120-minute training session may include information about:
Each participant typically receives a QPR booklet and card with information about suicide prevention, as well as information on treatment providers and support groups on campus and in the greater Buffalo community.
You can request this workshop for your class, student group or department on a date that is convenient for you. Please make sure you will have at least 10 people attending, and provide at least two weeks notice.