Curricula Supported by TSPN

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Suicide is one of the most preventable causes of death.  Anyone can step in and prevent a tragedy, if they know how to spot someone in crisis and how to approach them.  TSPN offers several free suicide prevention training programs to professionals and the general public, available to schools, civic groups, churches, and businesses. We also have links to the Jason Foundation, a nationally regarded youth suicide prevention organization, and area providers of Teenscreen, an evidence based screening program.

For more information about our training programs, click on the links to the below:

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

(1-2 hours) This evidence-based training course teaches individuals how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, offer hope to people in crisis, and get help to save a life. It is suitable for people with little to no mental health background. Customizable for groups such as: Veterans, Elderly, Bullying, etc.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

An intensive two-day course designed for mental health professionals.

suicide to Hope (s2H)

A pilot program for clinician and other mental health professionals working with clients with past suicide attempts and/or ideation.

Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk: Core Competencies for Mental Health Professionals (AMSR)

An evidence-based one-day suicide prevention training for mental health professionals, including counselors, mental health professionals, and social workers


A half-day alertness training supported by LivingWorks that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.

Resources for Emergency Departments

TSPN is offering online training and free materials to help hospital emergency departments and medical/surgical inpatient units spot and address suicidal ideation among their patients.

The Jason Foundation

The Jason Foundation is a nationally renowned youth suicide prevention education agency that frequently partners with TSPN. Learn more about its “Promise for Tomorrow” curriculum for students.

To request a training for your agency or community please click here.

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