Free to the Profession: Suicide Prevention Training

AVMA is offering free training in suicide prevention to all veterinary professionals. The free training – known as QPR gatekeeper training, short for “question, persuade, refer” – teaches people without professional mental health backgrounds to recognize the signs that someone may be considering suicide, establish a dialogue, and guide the person to seek professional help. While not a substitute for professional assistance, it can be a critical tool to save lives – and it’s something that any veterinary professional can learn to do.  Read more.