Mental Health Promotion

Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings/Events

| August 18, 2015
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Learn more about helping those who might be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health or suicidal crisis.

For a list of upcoming trainings, click on the flyer below.

General training flyer Fall 2015

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of various mental health prmhfaoblems; 12 Human Resource Management credits

In this course, you will learn:

      • The potential warning signs and risk factors for a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance use, and self-injury
      • A 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care
      • Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem

 Upcoming Trainings:

Friday, September 25 (Adult)
Tuesday, October 6 (Youth)
Friday, November 13 (Adult)
Friday, December 11 (Youth)

Details posted at

Community Workshops on Adverse Childhood Experiences

Lane County Health & Human Services is offering a 45-minute community workshop that provides an overview of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) initiative in Lane County.  To schedule a presentation, contact Katharine Gallagher at 541-682-8786 or at [email protected]

qprQPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) for Suicide Prevention

Basic information about suicide and how to help.  Two hours.

QPR covers:

      • Common myths and facts about suicide
      • Warning signs & risk factors of suicide
      • Tips for asking the suicide question
      • How to persuade suicidal individuals to get help
      • Ways of referring at-risk people to resources

Upcoming Training:

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 5-7:00 p.m.

Register at:

If you are interested in bringing a QPR training to your worksite, program or organization, please contact Sandy Moses at [email protected]  Note: a small fee ($5/person) will be charged to provide a tailored training to your group.

Making Connections:
Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

November 4-6, 2014 | Eugene, OR

Upcoming trainings/events will be posted here once they are scheduled.   

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Category: Meetings/Trainings/Events, Mental Health, Suicide, Trainings, Young Adults - Mental Health

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