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 cboehm3@unl.edu or Kenzie Miers at mmiers2@unl.edu.

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