Clinician and student walking and talking on CAPS corridor.

QPR and Mental Health First Aid Training


This one-hour and forty-five-minute training helps Purdue community members learn to recognize the warning signs for suicide, assist those in need,and review helpful Purdue resources. Upon completing QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Gatekeeper training, each participant will be trained as a gatekeeper and receive a certificate. Learn more about QPR from the QPR Institute.

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Mental Health First Aid is a program designed to help community members identify, understand and respond to mental illness while increasing awareness of available resources. MHFA is an eight-hour training designed to give participants the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health concern or experiencing a mental health crisis. The course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to recognize and respond to the warning signs and symptoms of a mental illness or emotional crisis.

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