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Suicide prevention talk Jan. 23 on UW campus

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life River Falls, 54022

River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

 All campus and community members are welcome to attend a session of “Suicide Prevention with College Students: An Introduction to the QPR Training Model,”  by licensed psychologist John R. Taylor, Michigan State University Counseling Center, from 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in Room 200 of the Ag Science Building on the UW-River Falls campus.

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This introduction lays the groundwork for intervening with distressed students/individuals. The QPR (Question-Persuade-Refer) approach recognizes that everyone has a stake in saving a life.

QPR involves learning the steps to ask (Question) if a person is suicidal, encouraging (Persuade) getting help, and assisting with connecting (Refer) to the appropriate resources for support. Presentation goals include discussion of the prevalence of suicidality among the college population and applications of QPR.

Call Alice Reilly-Myklebust, UWRF Student Health and Counseling Services, 715-425-3293 for more information.

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