MHA KY QPR

Can I Get This Training During COVID-19?

Absolutely. The QPR Institute is allowing instructors to do the training virtually at this time. Your physical health is important to us, too!

Who Should Take This Training?

Every adult should take QPR. It’s a short training that saves lives. The more people we have trained, the better.  However, if you have recently experienced the suicide of someone close to you, this training may not be right for you right now. Experts suggest waiting at least 6 months after experience the loss of a loved one before someone takes this training. That advice goes for community groups as well. We can talk about doing it sooner, but we want you to be aware that there is risk of triggering grief responses, including anger, if we do it too soon for you or your group.

Thanks to a federal SAMHSA grant, distributed by Kentucky DBHDID, we are offering FREE Question-Persuade-Refer Trainings.

Monday, November 21, 2022 12:00PM-1:00PM Eastern Location & Registration TBA

Suicide Prevention Training

Question-Persuade-Refer

QPR is a 60 minute suicide prevention training that has been proven to save lives. You will learn to ask the Question: “Are you thinking about suicide”. You will also learn methods of persuasion for getting someone to seek treatment. And then you’ll learn where to refer individuals who are contemplating suicide, or maybe who are not there yet but do need help. (Additional information: QPRInstitute.com)

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Want More Information?

Mental Illnesses are brain-based conditions that affect thinking, emotions, and behaviors. Since we all have brains – having some kind of mental health problem during your life is really common. No matter what kind of mental health problem someone is facing, it is always possible to get better. If you think you’re experiencing a mental illness, try to find any kind of support earlier than later. Like other illness, treating mental illnesses early can help you get better faster.

We welcome the opportunity to assist you! We are available via phone, text, and email most weekdays. Please call 859.684.7778 or email mhaky@mhaky.org if you have urgent questions that are not covered here at this time!

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