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Free suicide prevention training April 17

family and friends comforting a troubled woman

Connections offers free lunchtime trainings on how to help prevent a suicide by someone you know, with the next training scheduled for April 17.

Called QPR Training, this hour-long program teaches participants how to question people about suicide, persuade them to accept professional help, and refer them to community resources.

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

Upcoming trainings:

  • Wednesday, April 17, Noon - 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 9, 5 - 6 p.m.
  • Monday, June 10, Noon - 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 18, Noon - 1 p.m.

There is no cost, but registration is required. For more information or to register, please contact Emily Leetham at or 970-530-2883. Light snacks will be provided. Feel free to bring a sack lunch.

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