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Suicide Prevention

Question, Persuade, and Refer — three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life. Just as people trained in CPR save thousands of lives each year, those trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.


NARCAN Training

This course shows how to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and administer the overdose reversal drug Naloxone. The role of harm reduction in opioid health crisis solutions, actions plans and strategies is also discussed. Mental Health First Aid for Adults and Youth

A skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues, including how to assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. Risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help are covered. The course is based on recovery and resiliency principles – the belief that individuals experiencing these challenges can and do get better and use their strengths to stay well.

Topics covered include:

  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Trauma
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use disorders

Substance Abuse/Misuse Prevention Models

The Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) consists of five steps alongside the two guiding principles of cultural competence and sustainability, offering prevention planners a comprehensive approach to understand and address. substance misuse and related behavioral health problems facing states and communities.

The SPF Framework steps covered include Assessment, Capacity, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation.