What we Offer
JSPC will provide trainings for the community in order to equip people with resilience strategies and competency with mental health challenges. Contact us to set up a free training.
We can provide the following trainings:
QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer
"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."
2. Adult Mental Health First Aid:
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses. The course trains participants to help people who may be experiencing a mental health problem or crisis. You learn risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, and addiction disorders, a 5-step action plan to help someone developing a mental health problem or in crisis, where to turn for help — professional, peer, and self-help resources.
3. Youth Mental Health First Aid:
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders
JSPC provides gun locks free of charge. Contact to order one.
Gun locks can save lives. Research shows that preventing access to highly lethal means of suicide can reduce deaths by suicide by up to 50 percent.
All of our publications are complimentary. Please click below or email to order them.
Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition