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Q.P.R. (Question, Persuade, Refer) Gatekeeper Training is an evidence-based course developed by the QPR Institute and offered by Prevent Suicide Today. It is a 60-minute prevention training designed to teach participants how to recognize early warning signs of a suicide crisis, to question, persuade, and refer someone in need of help, and to build awareness over the stigma around suicide.

Learning Goals and Objectives
As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to:

  • Question, Persuade, and Refer someone who may be suicidal
  • Recognize common warning signs and causes of suicidal behavior
  • Explore attitudes and misconceptions regarding suicide
  • Identify resources within the community

Training Features:

  • Presentation and guidance from a registered QPR instructor
  • QPR booklet and community resource flyer
  • Group discussions and role-plays

For additional information or to request a training, please contact Hannah Neal at

QPR is a program developed by the QPR Institute. It is listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Practices and Policies.

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If you are having thoughts of suicide or need immediate assistance, please call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line at 1-800-715-4225