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National Suicide Awareness Month Activities

August 23, 2021

Hello Bengals,

 

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

 

Sincerely,

 

Rick Pongratz, Ph.D., LPC

Licensed Psychologist

Director | Counseling and Testing Service