- Classroom Presentations on Mental Health Awareness & Suicide Prevention
- Peer-to-Peer support groups/workshops/seminars on various wellness topics
- Mental Health First Aid training (see below)
- QPR Suicide Prevention Training (see below)
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
Specifically, participants learn:
The potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety/trauma, eating disorders, substance use disorders, and self-injury. An understanding of the prevalence of various mental health disorders in the U.S. and the need for reduced stigma in their communities. A 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to assess the situation, to select and implement appropriate interventions, and to help the individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional care.
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)
Question, Persuade, Refer is a simple educational program that teaches ordinary citizens how to recognize a mental health emergency and how to get a person at risk the help they need. It is also an action plan that can result in lives saved.