Every One Counts Suicide Prevention Challenge

2016 SP Challenge Oct 11 QPR-02

As many of your know, over the past few years, USD has been working hard to increase awareness about mental health on campus and in our community. As part of this ongoing initiative, we offer regular suicide prevention trainings, which are open to students, faculty andstaff.

This semester, USD is participating in a nationwide challenge – the Every One Counts Suicide Prevention Challenge – led by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) to increase the number of trained students, faculty and staff in universities from coast to coast and we need your help!

QPR (question, persuade, refer) Suicide Prevention Trainings are part of a broad prevention program on campus that includes access to life skills and other mental health resources on the You are USD website, on-campus counseling services, regular mental health check-ins.

In addition to in-person training. We also offer an online suicide prevention training program called Kognito: At Risk which is an interactive and self-guided program that allows you to learn about warning signs and resources available at your own pace.

If you have not yet attended a QPR training or taken Kognito: At Risk, register here today and help USD become one of the most highly trained campuses in the nation!

There are three categories that will be judged to win:
1. Highest Percentage In Person Suicide Prevention Trainings Attended
2. Highest Percentage Online Trainings Completed
3. Highest Percentage combination In-Person and Online Trainings

Every one person who is trained in Suicide Prevention has the potential to save a life – join the Every One Counts!