Suicide Prevention Training Opportunities

Contact Beacon at 816-468-0400 for information about registering for these training opportunities.


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Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM)

Reducing access to lethal means, such as firearms and medication, can determine
whether a person at risk for suicide lives or dies. This course is about how to reduce
access to the methods people use to kill themselves. It covers who needs lethal
means counseling and how to work with people at risk for suicide—and their
families—to reduce access.

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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants
about mental health and substance-use issues.

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Question, Persuade, Refer

The QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing
innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. The signs of
crisis are all around us. We believe that quality education empowers all
people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the
life of someone they know.