Explore how historical trauma impacts suicide in tribal communities. Determine how to reduce suicide risk by eliminating any one element of the Deadly Triad: alcohol, firearms, and distress. Apply the QPR method, an evidence-based life saving technique.
We will discuss significant risk factors including substance abuse, prior suicide attempts, mood and anxiety disorders and access to lethal means. This two-hour training is best scheduled with CAPPS to discuss strategies and apply techniques to develop a coordinated community response.
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: * Explore the root causes and impact of suicide in tribal communities * Recognize warning signs of suicide * Apply the QPR method to save a life from suicide * Identify ways to restrict lethal means * Examine ways to reduce suicide risk in tribal communities