Classes, trainings, and talks

Suicide prevention training

Connections offers free suicide prevention training. The hour-long training is held twice monthly on Tuesday evening and Wednesday afternoon at the Health District offices, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins.

Called QPR Training, this suicide prevention training teaches participants how to question people about suicide, persuade them to accept professional help, and refer them to community resources. Key subjects covered include:

  • How to get help for yourself or learn more about preventing suicide
  • The common causes of suicidal behavior
  • The warning signs of suicide
  • How to get help for someone in crisis

Trainings are held at the Health District, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins.

Evening trainings are held on Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Upcoming trainings:

  • August 21
  • October 16
  • December 4

Daytime trainings are held on Wednesdays, noon-1 p.m.
Upcoming trainings:

  • July 25
  • September 16
  • November 14

There is no cost, but registration is required. For more information or to register, please contact Emily Leetham at eleetham@healthdistrict.org or 970-494-4370. Light snacks will be provided.