Education & Awareness

By implementing education & awareness efforts, community members, providers & other professionals will increase their knowledge, skills, beliefs & attitudes about suicide, including the prevention & reduction of attempts and deaths.

All community-based settings at the county level as indicated by Colorado Dashboard data, with a specific focus on areas where risk/burden is highest. Priority populations include youth, young adults, adults, LGBTQ+, Veterans, older adults, and workers in high-risk industries.

Be Prepared: Suicide Prevention and Awareness Resources 2018

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Suicide Resources and Suicide Training in Colorado Springs

Evidence Based Suicide Prevention Trainings

Would you like a training to provide suicide prevention education for your organization? We can connect you with certified trainers in evidenced base suicide prevention trainings. Trainings include:

  • Mental Health First Aide
  • Question Persuade Refer (QPR)
  • Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM)
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) which we have been providing our emergency responders

Please contact Nicole Johnston at Nicole.johnston@ppchp.org for information on how your organization can participate in these trainings.