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  • 9 Sep 2021 2:08 PM | Kevin Puskaric (Administrator)

    QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer)

    This is a suicide prevention training where the participant learns to recognize warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to Question, Persuade, and Refer someone to help appropriately. Youth MOVE PA provides this training to professionals and youth as an emergency mental health intervention for suicide. Certification is provided.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Recognize the warning signs of suicide
    • Know how to offer hope
    • Know how to get help and save a life
    • QPR Booklets & Tri-fold Cards will be sent by mail

    Time: 2 hours

    Number of People: 25

    • September 20, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm on Zoom Register Here:  QPR for Youth
    • September 30, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm on Zoom - Register Here:  QPR for Adults

  • 24 Aug 2021 9:42 AM | Kevin Puskaric (Administrator)

    Download our newsletter highlighting National Recovery Month and National Suicide Prevention Month !!!

  • 11 Aug 2021 8:47 PM | Kevin Puskaric (Administrator)

    The Jana Marie Foundation, Aevidum, Prevent Suicide PA, Pennsylvania Network for Student Assistance Services (PNSAS), and Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Youth Suicide Prevention Grant are pleased to share a resource guide for communities for National Suicide Prevention Month

    Within the month of September, the week of September 5th-11th is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Week, with Friday, September 10th marking World Suicide Prevention Day. This year’s theme is “Creating Hope through Action.”

    The resource guide provides examples of activities that you can implement in your organization or community to raise awareness of the importance of suicide prevention. This includes ideas for events, training, social media posts, virtual backgrounds, a sample proclamation, and more.

    Share this resource guide with partners in your communities to work together to create hope and prevent suicide. 

    If you have any questions, please get in touch with Perri Rosen, PhD, NCSP, Consulting Psychologist, Bureau of Children’s Behavioral Health Services Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

  • 9 Aug 2021 10:25 AM | Kevin Puskaric (Administrator)

  • 2 Aug 2021 12:47 PM | Kevin Puskaric (Administrator)

  • 27 Jul 2021 10:51 AM | Kevin Puskaric (Administrator)


    Last Retreat is this Thursday !!!!

    •  July 29, 2021—Tobyhanna State Park, NE
    114 Campground Rd, Tobyhanna, PA 18466  - Pavilion will be marked.

  • 25 Mar 2021 9:56 AM | Kevin Puskaric (Administrator)

    This survey will help Youth Move PA with future development of trainings for youth and young adults including, the staff that serve them.

  • 24 Nov 2020 10:20 AM | Anonymous

    Youth Move PA Requested Survey

    • Survey to identify barriers, wants, and needs across the state
    • Please see the attached SurveyMonkey link to participate

  • 5 Aug 2020 4:01 PM | Anonymous

    Hi everyone. Aaron here. 

    I just wanted to let everyone know that the team here at Youth Move Pa has started a podcast where we will be discussing mental health, substance abuse, other topics related to mental health and mental wellness. This podcast isn't about professionals telling you how to live your life. It's more based on our lived experience and how us and guests on the cast have handled our personal struggles.

    Our podcast are up on Castbox, Spotify and Google play. Below i will attach the Castbox link to our podcast. You can find us by searching Our Story isn't over on those other podcast providers. 


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