Resources for Congregations

The resources on this page provide education and guidance for congregations in becoming suicide prevention aware.

 

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid.
Learn more here…

 

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This website is a comprehensive list of resources, websites, DVD’s, toolkits, programs, etc.  Mental Health Ministries also collaborates with other faith based groups to provide resources to help erase the stigma of mental illness in our faith communities.

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Pathways was founded by fourteen faith groups and mental health organizations to facilitate the faith community’s work in reaching out to those with mental illnesses and their families.

 

safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to become a suicide-alert helper. Learn more here…

 
 

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. 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 can be learned in our Gatekeeper course in as little as one hour. Visit http://QPRinstitute.com for more information.