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QPR Training

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What is QPR?

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.

“To save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. We believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know. 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 friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor.”

QPR Mission

The QPR training is a free suicide prevention training. For more information on QPR and the QPR institute, please visit their website

Summer 2024 QPR Dates

Friday, June 21st at 9 AM in person on Statesboro campus

Friday, July 26th at 9 AM over Zoom

What Georgia Southern says about QPR training

“I would definitely recommend this series topic. It gave me insight about things I wouldn’t consider doing if I heard someone say they wanted to die. I really liked hearing about the myths and why they are false. The presenters made it a safe learning space where we were open to ask questions, I think they did a wonderful job.”

“I recommend because it provides a lot of information and clarification on a topic that is very prevalent in our world today but is not often talked about.”

“I would recommend this to friends because it is a very valuable lesson to learn and know how to handle. It is important to know how to handle those who are having suicidal thoughts.”

“I would recommend it because i believe this topic is good for everyone to have a clear understanding on.”

Faculty and staff, please register here:

Students, please register here:

Want QPR for your group or organization?

To register your group, please contact Jade Humphries at

Last updated: 5/9/2024