Anyone can become
Who is a Gatekeeper?
Gatekeeper training is a WHO recommender suicide prevention strategy to help those who are emotionally distressed or potentially suicidal. Join our community of trained Gatekeepers who learn to recognize signs of suicide, provide emotional support, persuade to get help, and refer those with suicidality to mental health support services.
Gatekeepers save lives
“Paul Quinnett has done it again. In his plain-spoken yet compassionate style, he communicates sound strategies for connecting with and helping suicidal individuals. Counselling Suicidal People deserves a place on the desk of every crisis worker and therapist who works with suicidal individuals. I will assign it to our psychology interns and psychiatry residents.”
Thomas E. Ellis
“Paul Quinnett has a hard-earned advantage over most of us in suicide prevention work…, he has spent years in therapeutic relationships with many more suicidal people than we may ever encounter. His willingness to not only work with them and to keep them alive but to learn the lessons they impart to him is generously shared in this book to benefit us all. Short of having Dr. Quinnett standing next to me or any hotline volunteer as we try to help suicidal people find reasons to live, this book does the next thing. It gives us knowledge and insight we need but may never be able to learn firsthand.”
Karen M. Marshall
“Very illuminating! Gave me a clear understanding of suicidal pain and what I can do to relieve it.”
“This work eloquently captures the essence of the most sophisticated interventions, that of the healing relationship of hope.”
Dr. Ronald Bonner
I lost a family member and a close friend to suicide, and he called me before his attempt.
“I wanted to help but didn’t know-how. The course has helped me accept my discomfort and have a comfortable conversation. This course helps you understand that everyone can help prevent suicide.”
We come across clients who at times appear to be suicidal and the gatekeeper training is a good place to start with.
“Our coaches were happy with the training and they learnt the common causes of suicidal behaviour, warning signs, what kind of help to offer to such people including the QPR technique.”
I would definitely recommend this training program to everyone
“I would definitely recommend this training program to everyone especially ones working with young people because the rate of suicide is increasing among the young age group.”
I lost my best to suicide and the sense of guilt for not being there never goes.
“This course taught me how to talk to loved ones who are depressed and might be suicidal, stay vigilant, and save lives.”