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Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for college students between the ages of 18 and 24, but it is 100% preventable.

We offer Question, Persuade and Refer (QPR) training to help you recognize and respond to the warning signs of suicide. By attending a QPR training, you will learn:

  • Common misconceptions about suicide
  • Warning signs and risk factors
  • How to talk about suicide (Question)
  • How to persuade someone to get help (Persuade), and
    • How to refer a person to appropriate campus and community resources (Refer).


Much like CPR, the basics of QPR are easily learned and can save a life.

For more on upcoming trainings or to request training, contact Dr. Ian Wallace at iwallace@csum.edu or 707-654-1174.


Ask a question. Save a life.