Mental Health & Suicide Prevention
Equipping schools, families, and communities with skills-based trainings, policy development, and clinical support to improve mental health in the tri-county region.
Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Programs & Services
The Partnership for a Healthy Community includes a variety of experts to support suicide prevention in the tri-county.
Education and Trainings for Adults:
Mental Health First Aid: This 8-hour extensive evidence-based mental health training is intended for adults ages 18 and older. This training will provide participants with skills to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health crisis. You can learn more about Mental Health First Aid here.
QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training: This 1-to-2-hour gatekeeper training will equip adults ages 18 and older with skills to help a person who may be expressing signs of depression or thoughts of suicide. You can learn more about QPR here.
VA S.A.V.E. Training: Suicide Prevention training to help a Veteran who may be in crisis.
Don't see what you're looking for? Reach out to our team and we can help connect you with the best resources to support you.
Schools play an important role in suicide prevention. Our teams can assist your school in creating campuses/school environments that support best practices through policy development, best practice trainings, and one-on-one consultations. Please complete our request form to get connected to our team.
UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
December 8, 2023- VIRTUAL
January 9, 2024- Tazewell County Health Department
February 13, 2024- Goodwill Commons, 2319 E. War Memorial Dr., Peoria
April 23, 2024- Goodwill Commons, 2319 E. War Memorial Dr., Peoria
Contact UsPartnership for a Healthy Community is home to a cadre (or group) of certified Mental Health & Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainers and QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Trainers who represent various partner agencies.
MENTAL HEALTH AND SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCES
Mental Health/Suicide Prevention Resources:
Substance Misuse Resources:
Local Treatment Resources for both Mental and Substance Misuse:
OSF St. Francis Medical Center Behavioral Health Navigators (309) 308-8150
Trillium Place Patient Access 1-888-311-0321