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Free Community
Trainings & Classes

The Sublette Prevention Coalition offers a number of trainings in suicide prevention and substance abuse at no cost to community members throughout the year. 

For more information about bringing one of these trainings to your business or group, please contact the Sublette Prevention Coalition's office at 307-749-5004.


Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Trainings

The QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical, and proven suicide prevention training. The signs of crisis are all around us. We believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know.

Since 2019, SPC has trained over 1,000 Sublette residents in QPR. We send trainers to schools, churches, bars, restaurants, oil & gas industry, all businesses, and agencies.

For more information on QPR, please visit their website:

2023 Free Community Trainings

Thursday, March 30 • 5:30 pm

Wednesday, May 17 • Noon

Wednesday, July 19 • 5:30 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 20 • Noon

Wednesday, Nov. 15 • 5:30 pm •


All trainings are held at:      

Sublette BOCES (665 N Tyler Ave., Pinedale) 

Pizza & soda provided

Register at:



LivingWorks ASIST is a two-day face-to-face workshop featuring powerful audiovisuals, discussions, and simulations.

At a LivingWorks ASIST workshop, you'll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, providing a skilled intervention, and developing a safety plan to keep someone alive.

Two knowledgeable, supportive trainers will guide you through the course, ensuring your comfort and safety.

SPC offers this training on a yearly basis.

For more information on ASIST, please visit their website:


Winning The Battle – Pain Behind The Badge

This powerful and motivating presentation is a very effective tool used to help first responders, police personnel, fire personnel, hospital personnel, military personnel, civilian employees and spouses deal with tragedies commonly referred to as ‘Critical Incidents.’ It is even more effective in helping the same personnel deal with the everyday stressors associated with their chosen careers that can and often do result in career-ending actions such as PTSD, depression, cumulative stress, domestic violence, failed relationships, alcoholism, substance abuse and even suicide.

For more information about this excellent training for first responders, please visit:


TiPS Beverage Server Trainings

Proven effective by third-party studies, TIPS is a skills-based, 100% online responsible alcohol training and certification program that is designed to prevent the effects of intoxication, underage drinking, and drunk driving by enhancing the fundamental "people skills" of servers, sellers, and consumers of alcohol. TIPS gives individuals the knowledge and confidence they need to recognize potential alcohol-related problems and intervene to prevent alcohol-related tragedies.

SPC coordinates with the Sublette County Sheriff's Office in providing this free training up to 4 times per year.

For more on TiPS training, please visit their website:


Dimensions Tobacco Free Classes

The DIMENSIONS: Tobacco Free Program is an evidence-based tobacco cessation program designed to teach providers and peers the necessary information and skills to promote successful tobacco cessation within their organizations. Trainees learn motivational engagement strategies, community referrals, educational activities, individual and group treatments, and policy change strategies. The program teaches trainees the skills and resources to promote positive behavior change in individuals interested in living tobacco-free.

The next Dimensions Tobacco Free Class starts Tuesday, November 8. For more information, contact Trisha at 307-749-5004 or by email.

For more on Dimensions Tobacco Free program, please visit their website:

For a personalized quit plan and resources, visit the Wyoming Department of Health's Quit Wyoming website:

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Sources of Strength

The Wyoming Prevention Grant supports Sources of Strength as a comprehensive youth-focused wellness program that focuses on suicide prevention but impacts other issues such as substance abuse and violence. Sources of Strength is most often implemented as a school-based program in middle school, high school, or college. 

Trained peer leaders use their network of friends to:

  • Have one-on-one conversations.

  • Develop "Hope, Help, and Strength" messages using local faces and voices.

  • Present peer-to-peer presentations.

For more information about Sources of Strength, please visit their website at:

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