REACH Training

REACH©Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

Anyone can help prevent suicide by learning the risk factors, warning signs, and how to intervene. REACH© is the name of the university's suicide prevention gatekeeper training program designed to help the campus community prevent suicide by teaching faculty, staff and students how to:

  • Recognize warning signs
  • Engage with empathy
  • Ask directly about suicide
  • Communicate hope
  • Help suicidal individuals to access care and treatment

Get help now.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-TALK (8255)
Text 4HOPE to 741-741

Counseling & Psychological Services

402-472-7450 - Help is available 24/7
2nd floor of University Health Center, 550 N 19th St.

Big Red Resilience & Well-Being offers REACH© trainings only to university- and student- affiliated organizations, departments, colleges and programs. The training is designed to last 90 minutes and cannot be shortened. Participants who finish the 90-minute training receive certificates and lapel pins verifying their completion of the program.

Meet Our REACH Trainers Request REACH Training

REACH Training is an in-person training. If you prefer online suicide prevention training, please check out QPR Suicide Prevention Training. For questions about either program, please contact Connie Boehm at or Kenzie Miers at

The REACH© program is licensed to the University of Nebraska by The Ohio State University Suicide Prevention Program.