UMKC is proud to be among the 41 campuses across the state of Missouri that use this training program to save lives. All students, faculty and staff at UMKC are encouraged to complete this free online suicide prevention training each year.

Ask. Listen. Refer. (ALR)

ALR is a free online suicide prevention program designed to help faculty, staff, and students prevent suicide by teaching them to:

  • Identify people at risk for suicide
  • Recognize the risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicide among college students
  • Respond to and get help for people at risk

To learn more about the ALR online suicide prevention training, please visit Partners in Prevention (PIP).

Complete ALR Training

It only takes about 20 minutes. Please take the time to learn how to save a life.

If you have questions about UMKC’s participation in the ALR online suicide prevention program, please contact Teresa L. Huff-Pomstra, Training Director, at 816-235-5248 or