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How to save a life

Train to be a “gatekeeper” in the fight against suicide

Too few of us remain untouched by the issue of suicide, especially at a time when Wyoming consistently tops the rankings of suicides per capita. On the other hand, all of us have the capacity to step in and potentially save a life.

Next week, the Be Well Coalition is offering the first chance of the year to become a “gatekeeper” able to recognize the warning signs of a suicidal person, intervene effectively and direct them to the best resources available.

QPR stands for “Question, Persuade, Refer”. This free, two-hour training session will be hosted by Amanda Gaskin and Dave Jageman at the Cha...

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