Any suicidal thought is a risk. Help is always available. HealthWest's 24/7 crisis line is (231) 722-HELP. Anyone with a mental health concern can also walk into our offices at 376 E. Apple Ave., during business hours for an assessment. If there is an immediate fear of death or injury, please call 911.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
(800) 273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line:
Text Home to 741741

Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
(888) 628-9454

LGBTQ Youth Hotline
(866) 488-7386

Suicide Hotline for Deaf & Hard of Hearing
(800) 799-4889

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QPR-Lunch Time Learning-Suicide Intervention Skills Class

February 11, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 8:15 am


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Here is a free class that will get you certified in how to assist someone who is suicidal.  Learn QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), a set of suicide intervention/prevention skills during lunch!


In this brief class, (about 70 minutes), you will learn the basics about how to assist someone who is talking about taking their own life.


Take the time to learn the skills needed to save a life.  1 in 5 people will struggle with a mental illness in their life.  Sometimes those struggles can become life threatening.  Still, the overwhelming majority of people who express suicidal ideas do not actually want to die.


When confronted by a suicidal person we can get confused, upset, and concerned about what to do.  The steps are fairly simple and this class will give you those steps.  Most people who die by suicide have discussed their desire to die before taking their life.  And most of us do not know what to say or do in those times.


Join us for this very important training being offered by HealthWest, Mercy Prevention Practices, Disability Network, Access Health, Public Health, and other community partners FREE OF CHARGE.


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Do you have a group that you want trained and you can’t make this date?  Call and we will come to you or your business to teach these important skills.  231-724-6618.  Ask about getting a QPR for your organization.



February 11, 2016
7:00 am - 8:15 am
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376 E Apple Ave
Muskegon, 49442 United States
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