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Make a Difference with QPR Suicide Prevention Training

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer -- 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Each year thousands of Americans, like you, are saying "Yes" to saving the life of a fellow student, friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor.

Become a QPR Gatekeeper

Suicide can be seen as a journey of increasing hopelessness that starts with an idea and ends with an act. Anybody with the right skills can disrupt this journey. QPR Gatekeeper training will teach you how to recognize warning signs for suicide, how to approach someone who feels suicidal, and how (and where) to refer that person for help.

As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to:

  • Recognize the warning signs of suicide.
  • Know how to offer hope.
  • Know how to get help and save a life.

How to become a Gatekeeper

QPR Gatekeeper training is open to all faculty, staff, and students at TTUHSC. Training is held multiple times during the month, to provide everyone the chance to take this important program.

Upcoming QPR Gatekeeper Training Classes:

Check back for upcoming class dates. 

To sign up for the class please email us at

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you can become a Gatekeeper!

Suicide Prevention & Awareness is Everyone's Buisness!

TTUHSC's Commitment to Students, Faculty and Staff

TTUHSC is committed to training as many QPR gatekeepers a possible among students, faculty, and staff. Because suicide is the second leading death among college students, it is critically important that we all become more aware of students and colleagues who find themselves in crisis.