Mental Health First Aid & QPR

Mental Health First Aid Course

Date: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: TBD

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer)

Just as CPR helps anyone save a life in a medical emergency, QPR is a simple educational program that teaches ordinary citizens how to recognize a mental health emergency and get a person at-risk the help they need.

In these trainings, certified QPR Gatekeeper Instructors teach the three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide: Question, Persuade, and Refer. In just 90 minutes, you can learn to save a life.

Training Audience & Goals

The more people trained in QPR, the more lives are saved. This can be viewed as a bystander-intervention program, but teams such as teachers, coaches, social service providers, company leadership, and church groups can benefit from getting this training.

Goals of QPR Gatekeeper Training include:

  • Educating participants on the myths and facts associated with suicide
  • The warning signs of suicide and contributing causes
  • How to Question, Persuade, and Refer someone who may be suicidal
  • Sharing resources available to help someone in crisis

Register & Learn More:

Envision Partnerships, in collaboration with the Butler County Suicide Prevention Coalition, offers free QPR trainings. To learn how to bring a QPR Gatekeeper Training to your workplace, school, place of worship, or civic organization, contact Kristen Smith at (513) 868-2100 ext. 228 or

To sign up for an upcoming virtual training, visit the event calendar.