Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)
Suicide Prevention Training

At MHALC, we believe that education is a key to empowering individuals with mental illness and to reducing the stigma surrounding the struggle with mental health.
With those beliefs in mind, we offer training, workshops, and seminars through the MHALC Mental Health Academy designed to provide an array of information, skills and tools to be used in one’s own mental health journey.

For questions about QPR or another type of customized mental health training, visit the Mental Health Academy to learn more.

MHA will also provide a speaker, panelist or resources. Ask whether you might qualify for a scholarship seat or grant funding by calling 717-397-7461 or emailing

For more information about QPR, go to the QPR Institute

Training Courses

QPR Training – Public Class 3/5/21

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how...

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We Are Virtual.

We Are Open And
Serving our Community.

MHA is now offering all its services, programs and Mental Health Academy education & training throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you would like to discuss how to meet your educational goals in a virtual or socially distanced format, then please contact MHA at 717-397-7461 or email our office. We are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.

We encourage you to continue pursuing mental health education and training during the pandemic. The need has always been there and the number of people needing support has increased this past year. Let's break the stigma and open the mental health conversation together.