Question, Persuade, Refer


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A philosophy of suicide prevention in which the goal is to get a person with suicidal ideation to 'get help'
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QPR stands for Question, Persuade, Refer. The workshop is led by Lane County Public Health.
Everyone should become familiar with Question, Persuade, Refer, also known as QPR.
But Saturday afternoon, about 50 people gathered at the Eugene Public Library to learn how to restore hope in someone considering suicide, using just that: a "Question, Persuade, Refer" process.
Sandy Moses of Lane County Suicide Prevention Program will lead a two-hour workshop about a simple method of community suicide prevention called QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer); learn common myths and facts about suicide, warning signs and risk factors, how to bring up the topic, how to persuade suicidal individuals to get help and ways to refer at-risk people to resources; workshop co-sponsored by Eugene/Springfield chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.
Saturday on suicide prevention called "QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer." Sandy Moses of the Lane County Suicide Prevention Program will lead the session and discuss common myths and facts about suicide; how to bring up the topic; how to persuade suicidal individuals to get help; and ways to refer at-risk people to resources.