Free Educational Opportunities for the Community. These classes are running through out the year. These are usually not free.

  • QPR(Question, Persuade, Refer): 1 hour lunch and learn. You will learn the signs of suicide and how to help in that moment. These can be lunch and learns brought to your employees. https://qprinstitute.com/
  • Mental Health First Aid: 8 hour class – You will learn to understand and respond to signs of Mental Illness and Substance Use disorders with the goal of supporting those in crisis until appropriate professional help arrive, anyone over the age of 18 is able to take this course. https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/
  • NAMI Ending the Silence for Families: 1-hour presentation for parents and primary caregivers that includes warning signs, facts and statistics, how to talk with your child and how to work with school staff . https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Ending-the-Silence
  • ASIST(Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training):is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don’t need any formal training to attend the workshop—anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model. https://www.livingworks.net/programs/asist/

If interested in taking one of these classes or hosting one for your employees please contact Jennifer Daniels at jennifer.daniels@sclhealth.org for details.