Free Online Suicide Prevention Training in Charlotte, NC

You may remember Fonda Bryant – National Outstanding Woman of the Year 2021, crowned by Fox46. Its suicide prevention mission began with suicide prevention signs in parking lots around Charlotte and continued with free suicide prevention classes.

The online course costs nothing, can be taken from the comfort of your home, and only takes two hours. More importantly, it can save a life.

“You learn the language around suicide and how it maintains the stigma,” Bryant said. “What to say and what not to say, and this culture is very important when it comes to mental health and suicide prevention. Suicide is the most preventable of all deaths. You don’t have to be a professional to save a life. By the time a person is watching a movie, they could be trained to save a life.

Free QPR Suicide Training

Details: The Question, Persuasion Refer course trains individuals to recognize the signs of crisis, to listen and speak without judgment, and to help anyone in difficulty find the help they need.

When: Feb. 19, 1-3 p.m. Future class dates will be announced on Bryant’s Instagram, Twitter and Facebook or are available by emailing him at fondanc_40@yahoo.com.

How? ‘Or’ What:

Online: From a computer, tablet or smartphone

Call by phone:

USA: +1 (872) 240-3212

One touch: Tel: +18722403212, 549018973#

Access code: 549-018-973

Further information: Registration is not required, but participants must be on time and stay for the duration of the two-hour training.

Fonda Bryant was selected from over 10,000 women as the National Outstanding Woman of the Year.  Courtesy of Fonda Bryant_.jpg
Fonda Bryant has been recognized as the 2021 National Outstanding Woman of the Year for her work as a mental health advocate in suicide prevention. Courtesy of Fonda Bryant

Resources

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, killing 47,511 Americans in 2019 alone. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, a full list of resources is available in our guide. in line. For immediate help:

Emergency: 911

Visit: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Call: 1-800-273-8255 or Promise Resource Network 24/7/365 WARMLINE: 833-390-7728

Text: HELP at 741741

This story was originally published February 10, 2022 06:00.

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