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Office of Mental Health

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer -- 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. QPR can be learned in our Gatekeeper course in as little as one hour.

  • March 15, 2017
    (Closed to Public)

    1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    6255 Sheridan Dr., Suite 109, Williamsville, NY 14221
    Contact: Erin Ruston
  • March 22, 2017
    (Closed to Public)
    9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    330 West Lynde St., Watertown, NY 13601
    Contact: Laurie Best
  • March 22, 2017
    (Open to Public)

    1 p.m.to 2 p.m.
    323 Owego St., #7, Montour Falls, NY 14865
    Register: George Roets
  • April 28, 2017
    (Closed to Public)

    1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    JAF Rochester Riverside Convention Center:
    123 E Main St., Rochester, NY 14604
    Contact: Anna Potter

Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to Suicide Prevention.