Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
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The Gatekeeper training is the foundation of the Maine Suicide Prevention Program (MSPP) and is a pre-requisite to the MSPP school-based curriculum training and the Training of Trainers.  It provides a deep overview of suicide in Maine and the US, and teaches basic intervention and resources for response. 


This is a full-day training for adults in school and community settings. It meets the criteria for a Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper training for school staff.


This training will:


·         Provide the fundamentals of suicide prevention

·         Provide up-to-date information about suicide

·         Teach basic suicide intervention skills

·         Increase personal confidence and ability to effectively respond to suicidal behavior

·         Identify helpful resources


Who Should Attend?


·         School staff

·         Community members

·         Health services agency professionals

·         Law enforcement professionals

·         Primary care practice staff members



Upcoming Gatekeeper Training and Registration Offerings