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Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation implements suicide prevention training in schools and workplaces

In a recent post on Facebook the Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation announced that the Foundation is offering free, monthly suicide prevention trainings called, “Let’s Taco ‘Bout QPR,” as part of their community outreach efforts.

The trainings use the evidence-based model, Question, Persuade, Refer. This model trains participants on the steps needed to help identify someone struggling with suicidal thoughts.

The trainings are underwritten by community sponsors and provide class participants with a free taco dinner. Class size is limited and participants are asked to register in advance at


The Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation was launched in 2014 after the 2012 death of Jordan Elizabeth Harris, a vibrant young woman who died by suicide after struggling with a brief bout of depression. The Foundation’s offers evidence-based suicide prevention training and education to children, teens and adults, as well as provides funding for research dedicated to treating depression. For more information on The Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation, please visit: publishes every week.
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