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QPR - Suicide Prevention

Alongside the advocacy work we do, PMHCA has a selection of trainings that are outstanding. There are trainings for mental health professionals, peer professionals, and anyone who wants to learn more about mental health and recovery. We pride ourselves in the creation of a learning environment that is safe, comfortable, and effective. For most trainings offered, there is an in person, virtual, or hybrid ability. If you have questions about listed trainings or are interested in scheduling, please email

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer)

This is a suicide prevention training where the participant learns to recognize warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to Question, Persuade, and Refer someone to help appropriately. Youth MOVE PA provides this training to professionals and youth as an emergency mental health intervention for suicide. Certification is provided.

Learning Objectives:

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

    Time: 2.5 hours

    Number of People: 25

    Impact of Suicide

    Estimated 50% of the population will be exposed to suicide at some point throughout their lifetime

    Average of 115 people are exposed when suicide occurs

    Of these, an average of 63 will identify as close with the person

    25 will be impacted in a major way

    11 will have a devastating impact on their life

    Information retrieved from:


    These numbers could save your life or someone else's

    988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

    Call or text 988 or visit

    to chat with a caring counselor

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

      1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

    Veterans: Choose option 1

    Trans LifeLine


    The Trevor Project- Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ Youth 

    1-866- 488- 7386

    Youth America Hotline- Counseling for Teens by Teens

      1- 877-968-8454

    Crisis Text Line - Text “home” to 741741

    Veteran Text Line- Text 838255

    Office Phone: 717.221.1022

    988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

    Call or Text 9-8-8

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