QPR – Question. Persuade. Refer. @ 708 Building
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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Who should attend:
Open to the general public – anyone interested in learning how to help prevent suicide.

QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) is an evidence-based training that teaches three simple steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide.

Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives.  QPR is the most widely taught Gatekeeper training in the world.

What individuals will learn:

  • The prevalence of suicide in Stark County
  • How to ask directly if someone is thinking about suicide
  • The common cause of suicidal behavior
  • The warning signs of suicide
  • How to get help for someone in crisis

Why participate?
With the number of individuals that die by suicide each day, there is a high probability that you will come in contact with someone struggling with suicidal thoughts.

These free trainings are approximately 90 minutes and are sponsored by the Stark County Suicide Prevention Coalition.

708 Building
708 Tremont Ave SW
Massillon, OH 44646


Continuing Education Units
Not applicable

Limited space, please register by December 8, 2022

Program & Evaluation Committee Meeting @ Conference line number: 513-395-0022 Conf. ID#: 946 496 169#
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Conference line number: 513-395-0022

Conference ID#: 946 496 169#

Executive Committee Conference Line @ Microsoft TEAMS Conference Line
Dec 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Conference Line 1-513-395-0022

ID: 840 667 289#

Drug Free Stark County @ StarkMHAR
Dec 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
PartnerSolutions Governance Committee Conference Call @ Phone Number: +1 513-395-0022
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Please join the meeting with the information listed below:

Phone Number: +1 513-395-0022

Phone Conference ID: 671 844 59#

Suicide Prevention Coalition Meeting @ StarkMHAR
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
StarkMHAR Board Meeting – Conference call @ TEAMS Conference Call
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

StarkMHAR Conference call Board Meeting on Thursday, December 15, 2021 at 4 pm. All public, Board members and staff can participate via conference line.

Dial the following phone number: 1-513-395-0022

Conference ID:622 987 58#

Opiate Task Force Meeting @ StarkMHAR
Dec 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

The Opiate Task Force is a community based coalition with the purpose of reducing opiate use, abuse, overdose and deaths in Stark County.  It is open to anyone interested in being a part of a group of people concerned about, and willing to address the epidemic of prescription drugs and specifically, opiates in the community and in the State of Ohio.

Community Affairs Committee Meeting – Conference Call @ Conference Call - StarkMHAR
Jan 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

+1 513-395-0022  United States, Cincinnati (Toll)

Conference ID:215 428 872#

Advanced Ethics @ Virtual Via Zoom
Jan 10 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

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Who should attend:  Counselors, social workers

Goal: Participants will be able to provide professional mental health and addiction treatment services in an ethical manner.


Participants will be able to describe the medical model, and how to protect themselves and their clients.

Participants will be able to describe the four factors which go into ethical decision-making.

Participants will be able to describe common ethical issues in the mental health field.

Participants will be able to describe the “Good Faith  Estimate” requirement which came into effect in January 2022.

Cost:  Free
Virtual via Zoom
Continuing Education Units:  3.0 for Counselors & Social Workers, CDCA, LCDC II, LCDC III, LICDC

Please register by:  January 4, 2023