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QPR Suicide Prevention Training


Thursday, Aug 11, 2022


7:30 am


Regional Medical Center - Veterans Education Center

Event Description:


Anyone ages 12+

Veterans Education Center - RMC Level 3
Parking Lot 1, Entrance B

Registration Required. Please contact Delaware County Public Health at 563-927-7551,, or

Delaware County Public Health (DCPH) is offering a free QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) suicide prevention training on Thursday, August 11, 2022. This training will begin at 7:30AM in the Veterans Education Center on the third floor of Regional Medical Center. Anyone from ages 12 and up are welcome.

QPR is a training that focuses on three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. It is the most widely taught gatekeeper training in the world. You will learn how to question, persuade, and refer someone who may be suicidal. Ryan Nesbit, training instructor, is the co-director of Alive and Running Iowa and has done nearly 350 suicide prevention trainings. Ryan will share is own stories of suicide, loss, and suicidal intention. Plan for an interactive learning session, lasting approximately 1½-2 hours. This training will be a combination of presentation, question and answers, and discussion points. 


Delaware County Public Health