Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
Contact Local Trainers
Take action in your community, school or workplace.
The following are ND trainers of endorsed evidence-based suicide prevention gatekeeper trainings. Contact the trainer nearest you to inquire about availability and cost of your chosen training.
- Ashley Ladbury Hrichena – Fargo, ASIST, SafeTALK
- Stacey Loengering – Fargo, ASIST, SafeTALK
- Heidi Schuchard – Mandan, QPR
- Sam Saylor – Bismarck, QPR, CALM, SafeTALK
- Timothy Brehm – Bismarck, SafeTALK and ASIST
- Tina Jackson – Sentinel Butte, SafeTALK and ASIST
- Christine Brigden – Minot, SafeTALK
- Linsey Kippen – Minot, QPR
- Bethany Peterson – Milnor/ Ransom, ASIST
- Mandy Mcneff – Bottineau, SafeTALK
- Yvonn Weigel-Frank – Dickinson, QPR, CALM
- Karen Goyne – Dickinson, CALM
- Catherine Peterson - Grand Forks, ASIST
About the Trainings:
SafeTALK: 3 hour training in identifying those at risk of suicide and taking action to connect a suicidal person to emergency care or a mental health professional.
ASIST: the most widely used suicide prevention training. It is a two day long training in helping those identified at risk of suicide access the help they need.
QPR (Question Persuade Refer): 2 hour training on the signs and symptoms of suicide and connecting a suicidal person to the care they need.
CALM (Counseling on Access to Lethal Means): 2 hour long training on identifying those at risk for suicide and effectively encouraging persons at risk of suicide to give dangerous medications and firearms to law enforcement or a trusted person in their life until they feel better.