Suicide Prevention & Education

The Counseling & Wellness Center's Suicide Prevention & Education program is a campus-wide program focused on the prevention of suicide through training, resources, & outreach.

  • If there is an immediate threat to self or others, you are strongly encouraged to contact 911.
  • If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, visit our Suicide Prevention Resources for a list of hotlines and information about support.
  • For all urgent mental health needs, visit our Crisis Support page or call us at 352-392-1575.
  • Trainings

    Suicide Prevention Training (QPR)

    Question, Persuade & Refer

    QPR (for Question, Persuade and Refer) is 1.5 hour interactive training for suicide prevention. The course covers myths regarding suicide, warning signs, and how to inquire about suicides. The course also includes an opportunity for questions and discussion. This training is available to faculty, staff, students, and organizations across the University of Florida campus.

    Upcoming Open Trainings (All Welcome)

    Upcoming Faculty/Staff Only Trainings

    Group QPR Trainings

    We also offer QPR trainings for campus departments and offices and can accommodate group trainings of up to 35 people. If you are interested in holding a training for your area follow the button below and complete your request at least three weeks prior to your requested date.

    Request a QPR Group Training

    If you have any questions about the QPR Training, please call the Counseling and Wellness Center at 352-392-1575 and ask to speak with Dr. Amy Crandall

    Other Resources

    Suicide Prevention Resources

    Our Suicide Prevention Resources page contains a list of support hotlines, suicide myths and facts, and information on how to support someone who is considering suicide.

    Suicide Prevention Resources

    Struggling w/ Suicide - CWC Talks

    Struggling with suicide - CWC Talks Podcast

    How to Bounce Back

    Learn about how to bounce back with self care tips and resources for growing your resilience. Download Printable

    How to Bounce Back Webpage