Mental Health Marathon Training Day set for Sept. 21

Published: September 16, 2020

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The ‘A Sound Mind’ Initiative at Auburn is hosting its inaugural Mental Health Marathon Training Day on Sept. 21 in observance of National Suicide Prevention Month. Trainings, presentations and workshops will take place every hour on the hour from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with the last training starting at 4 p.m.
Sessions include:
- QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training
  8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Just as people trained in CPR help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade and refer someone to get the help they need.
- ‘A Sound Mind’: Overview of Auburn University’s Mental Health Resources
   9 a.m., 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Those who would like to participate can join the Zoom presentations at the time of the session they would like to attend. All sessions will last around 50 minutes, and any materials normally included in the training will be provided virtually in the Zoom chat. These trainings are open to faculty, staff and students—no pre-registration required.

Submitted by: Markie Pasternak