QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention:

A McHenry County Community Initiative

A McHenry County Community Initiative

This initiative is supported by: Our Community Volunteer Instructors and



Question, Persuade & Refer

Take Action to Make A Difference!

Each year an estimated 775,000 family members are impacted by the suicide attempt or death of a loved one. Countless others are concerned about friends. You can make a difference and possibly save a life.

In as little as one hour, individuals can learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide and how to apply three simple steps that may save a life. Presented by a certified instructor, each QPR training includes information on:

  • The problem of suicide nationally
  • Common myths and fact associated with suicide
  • Warning signs of suicide
  • Tips for asking the suicide question
  • Methods for persuading suicidal individuals to get help
  • Ways of referring at-risk people to local resources.

Each attendee will receive a QPR booklet and card with information on suicide prevention, as well as resource information for treatment providers and support groups within their community.


Downloadable Files

QPR Program Description for McHenry CountyQPR PROGRAM.pdf
Text A Tip InformationText a Tip flyers.pdf