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Suicide Prevention-QPR

We can all save lives. Just like CPR, QPR-Question, Persuade, Refer-is an emergency response to someone in crisis. The Counseling Center is offering training to ALL in the campus community: student groups, student organizations, departments, faculty, staff, and any other campus group interested in this leading suicide prevention program. QPR is listed in the SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Practices and Policies. For more information about this specific program, visit the QPR website at

To schedule a training by the EKU Counseling Center, contact Dr. Indira Reddy or complete an Outreach Request Form

Open QPR Registration (EKU Students only)

We will be conduct all of our Open QPR presentations through the SLATE portal. If you are interested in signing up, please follow the link HERE to register. Due to the structure of the training, each section is limited to 30 participants. This training is 1 hour in length. 

New Employee QPR Registration 

The QPR New Employee Registration Form lists the dates and times for the New Employee QPR Trainings. Please select one time slot to attend, and complete all required information. Due to the structure of the training, each section is limited to 30 participants. 

Counseling Center: After Hours Urgent Support

To access EKUCC After Hours Urgent Support, please call (859) 622-1303.

The Eastern Kentucky University Counseling Center (EKUCC) now offers after hours support to an EKU student or any person concerned about an EKU student. This is an extension of EKUCC services and can assist a caller in any mental health crisis situation. When appropriate, EKUCC staff will follow up with the caller on the university’s next business day.

EKUCC After Hours is available weekends, evenings, holidays, and during university closures. This new service augments the existing full spectrum of clinical services provided at the EKU Counseling Center and extends the reach to more students, at critical times after hours when they may need the services.

If you need emergency assistance, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

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