Join us for a free training with Lorena Mitchell, City of New Haven's Coordinator for Community Mental Health Initiatives.
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is a practical and proven suicide prevention training. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. This training is about 90 minutes. Learn more at www.qprinstitute.com.
The Office of Community Mental Health Initiatives in a new division in city government. We envision a city where individuals, families, and communities can heal from trauma, find meaningful recovery from mental illness, and develop resilience and well-being.
About the Trainer:
Lorena Mitchell, LCSW, MPH is serving as the City’s inaugural Coordinator for Community Mental Health Initiatives and brings a wide range of research, program, and direct service experience in the mental health field. She has worked as a social worker in psychiatric emergency services at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital, supported a community-based participatory research project assessing the impact of mental health programs in faith communities, and is now helping the city of New Haven collaborate with community partners to provide accessible, high-quality services in tandem with improving community conditions.
AGE GROUP: | Teens (13-17) | Adults (18+) |
EVENT TYPE: | Health and Wellness | Education and Lifelong Learning | Civic and Community Engagement |
TAGS: | suicide prevention | QPR | Mental Health | Health | Community Helpers | Community |
|Mon, May 29||Closed|
|Tue, May 30||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, May 31||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 01||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 02||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 03||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 04||Closed|
The Ives Main Library, designed by renowned architect, Cass Gilbert in 1911, is a cornerstone of the historic New Haven Green. The facility is a community treasure and features unique design details, including several WPA-era murals. Ives is open 54 hours a week, Monday-Saturday, and houses major public service departments for children and teens as well as adult reference, a computer tech center and Ives Squared, a newly renovated space for innovation and entrepreneurship.