Suicide Prevention Training

Important K-Week events for Parents:

Parent's Guide to Life After August 20

Saturday, August 20, 2011
Time: 12 – 12:50 p.m.
Room 211 Student Center

The first year of university life is a period of transition not only for most college students but also for the students' parents and family members.  Join Dr.  Mary Bolin, Director of the UK Counseling Center, in a discussion of the adjustment issues that students and their families face.
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Special QPR Training for Parents of UK students:

Parents Watch for Warning Signs: Suicide Prevention for College Students 

Saturday, August 20, 2011
Time: 1 – 1:50 p.m. 
Room 211 Student Center

Parents, just because your sons and daughters are leaving you at home doesn't mean they won't be talking to you when times are tough. Learn how to see the warning signs of suicide in your college student, ask the right questions, and make good referrals so students get the help they need.
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**Please register in advance for this free QPR training to give us an idea of how many participants to expect.



…Ask a Question, Save a Life…

As part of the campus-wide effort to promote awareness of suicide and suicide prevention. UK offers a free Gatekeeper training for members of the campus community, called QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer). QPR is a one-hour training session designed to help participants to recognize the warning signs of suicide and depression in peers, family members and friends. The training is available by request.

Since October 2008, over 1160 people have been trained on UK’s campus, including 1102 students and 73 faculty & staff.

This website was developed [in part] under a grant number SM0584 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.