Training

Free Suicide Prevention Trainings!

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Together, we can save lives.

Suicide prevention trainings empower communities by providing valuable information that is easy-to-understand and convenient to access. Please see below for a brief description of our four expert-led trainings that are available to individuals or groups. We are also able to design custom trainings to engage participants of all ages and backgrounds to fit the needs of companies or community groups. Scholarships for individuals and groups may be available. For more information, please contact the MHP Training Team at trainings@mhpcolorado.org.

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Trainings

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

Length of Course: 1 1/2-Hours | Cost: $10

This concise, but informative, course teaches individuals to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crises and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Length of Course: 1 Day (8 hours) | Cost: $35

Similar to how a person learns “first aid” to help those in a medical crisis, this course is designed to teach individuals how to assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a groundbreaking, internationally recognized evidence-based training program committed to empowering individuals to identify, understand and respond to those in mental health and substance abuse crises.

safeTALK

Length of Course: 4 Hours | Cost: $25

In this course, individuals learn valuable intervention resources and tools to identify and avert suicide risks.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Length of Course: 2 Days (16 hours) | Cost: $220

This interactive workshop teaches participants to recognize when someone may be having thoughts of suicide and works with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety.

ASIST is a two-day workshop designed for members of all caregiving groups. The emphasis is on teaching suicide first-aid to help a person at risk stay safe and seek further help as needed. Participants learn to use a suicide intervention model to identify persons with thoughts of suicide, seek a shared understanding of reasons for dying and living, develop a safe plan based upon a review of risk, be prepared to do follow-up, and become involved in suicide-safer community networks.

Register for a Community Training

By completing MHP’s Training Registration form, you are requesting to be enrolled in a training or be put on the wait list if there are no available trainings. Please note your registration request is not finalized until you receive a confirmation email.

Individual trainings will take place in the Colorado Rooms at Ryan Wellness Center (1000 Alpine Ave, Boulder, CO 80304) unless stated otherwise.

Request a Private Group Training

To begin the process of scheduling your group for an MHP training, fill out the form below with all required information. An MHP training representative will contact you to continue the registration process.

Thank you for taking an interest in creating a suicide safer community!

Suicide prevention trainings empower communities by providing valuable information that is easy-to-understand and convenient to access. In addition to the four expert led trainings listed on this form we are also able to design custom trainings to engage participants of all ages and backgrounds to fit the needs of companies or community groups. Scholarships for individuals and groups may be available.

For help with specific questions and for more information, please contact the MHP Training Team at trainings@mhpcolorado.org.