The Alaska Gatekeeper Youth Training uses the evidence based QPR method, Question, Persuade, Refer, as its core training.
The objectives of this youth led training:
Teach the appropriate role for youth in suicide prevention; youth are neither counselors nor interventionists. Learn about the myths and facts surrounding suicide.
Empower youth with tools to safely ask the Question. Recognize the warning signs of suicide.
Know how to Persuade by offering safe support and hope. Reinforce critical step of involving adults, Refer to help.
Friday, Sept. 25
2:30-4:30pm in the high school library Pizza!
Sign up at the high school office. Contact Linda for more information 424-3622 or firstname.lastname@example.org