Current Training Programs
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)
In-person or Virtual – 2 hour training
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.
Each year thousands of Americans, like you, are saying “Yes” to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor.
In-person or Virtual – 4 hour training
This training is designed to engage community members in building caring connections to improve resiliency. Interactive, discussion-based training provides participants with a better understanding of trauma, brain developments, resilience, and concrete knowledge about Adverse Childhood Experiences.
Youth Mental Health First Aid
In-person – 6.5 hour training
This training program which introduces participants to the unique risk factor and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.
Mental Health First Aid for ADULTS
In-person (2nd Edition) –7.5-hour training
Blended –2-hour, self-paced online course, and participate in a 4.5- to 5.5-hour, Instructor-led
Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.