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FREE Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR) Class Offered

April 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

Contact: Daniel Martin, Safe Community Coordinator
(815) 462-6493

FREE Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR) Class Offered

The New Lenox Safe Communities America Coalition, in partnership with Sertoma Centre, Inc., is offering a QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) class on Wednesday April 19, 2017 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the Community Room at the New Lenox Village Hall. The class is FREE and is recommended for anyone high school age or above.

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, Refer and is the CPR of mental health. This 1 ½ hour class increases public awareness of suicide and improves one’s ability to identify and refer those at risk for suicide. Participants learn about the impact of suicide in America, common myths and facts surrounding suicide, warning signs, risk factors and protective factors. Participants are equipped to intervene early by learning how to question, persuade and refer persons who are at risk for suicide. Participants are identified as Gate Keepers upon completion of the training.

To register, please contact Daniel Martin, Safe Community Coordinator at the Village of New Lenox, (815) 462-6493 or via email at dmartin@newlenox.net.

Daniel Martin
SAFE COMMUNITY Coordinator
Village of New Lenox
1 VETERANS PARKWAY New Lenox, Illinois 60451
815-462-6493

Details

Date:
April 19, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Daniel Martin, Public Safety Division Chief
Phone:
(815) 462-6128
Email:
dmartin@newlenox.net.

Venue

1 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, Illinois 60451
1 Veterans Parkway,
New Lenox, Illinois , IL 60451 United States
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Phone:
815-462-6493
Website:
http://www.newlenox.net/pview.aspx?id=40108&catid=528