National Suicide Awareness Month Activities
August 23, 2021
September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. Many of us have had our lives touched by the issue of suicide. While suicidal thoughts are common among college students, suicide is preventable.
We hope you will join us this month to learn what you can do to help prevent suicide, create awareness, and provide support.
Suicide Prevention Resource Tabling & Stress Kits
Wednesday, September 1, 12 - 1 p.m. | Pond Student Union Quad Lounge
Talk Saves Lives
Friday, September 10, 8:30 - 10 a.m. | Online via Zoom | Register here
Wednesday, September 22, 3 - 4:30 p.m. | Salmon River North Fork Room (In-person) | Register here
You Are Not Alone - Break The Stigma Event
Tuesday - Friday, September 7-10, 12 - 2 p.m. | Grassy area between the SUB and Graveley Hall
Messages of Hope
Monday - Friday, September 13-17, noon- 2 p.m. | Pond Student Union Quad Lounge
Survivors of Suicide Loss Workshop
Friday, September 23, noon - 1 p.m. | Clearwater Room | Register here
In addition to the above programming this month, Counseling and Testing Service continues to offer free confidential counseling to students. If you are struggling, please know you are not alone. Please reach out for help and call 208-282-2130 to schedule an appointment. If you are an ISU student currently located out of state, you have access to free counseling services through MySSP.
Rick Pongratz, Ph.D., LPC
Director | Counseling and Testing Service