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National Prevention Week, which focuses on preventing
suicide, will conclude Friday, May 17. The overall theme of “Inspiring Action.
Changing Lives” reminds us that there is something each of us can do to change
lives for the better. Counseling Services notes that the Missouri S&T
Suicide Prevention Training Program was designed to help faculty, staff and
students prevent suicide by teaching how to: identify people at risk for
suicide; recognize protective factors and warning signs of suicide; respond to
the signs and get help. Don’t wait. Take 15 minutes to complete the “Ask.
Listen. Refer.” training at www.asklistenrefer.org/mst.
Missouri S&T’s policy regarding suicide awareness and suicide prevention, Policy I-100, is available online. Interim Chancellor Chris Maples approved the policy on Aug. 28. The policy corresponds with and supports other federal, state and local efforts to provide suicide prevention education, early identification and intervention, and access to local resources that promote the health, safety and wellbeing of students, staff and faculty. The policy meets requirements of Senate Bill 52 of the Missouri legislature. View all S&T policy memoranda.Read More »
View the short film “Saving Our Lives” and join a discussion about suicide prevention at noon Thursday, Nov. 13, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center. Bring your lunch to this opportunity to increase your understanding of suicide prevention. For more Information, email Dr. Jerri Arnold-Cook.Read More »
Counseling, disability support and student wellness reminds the campus community that the Missouri S&T Suicide Prevention Training Program was designed to help faculty, staff and students prevent suicide by teaching how to identify people who are at risk for suicide, recognize protective factors and warning signs of suicide, respond to the signs, and get help. Complete the “Ask. Listen. Refer.” training online.Read More »
Every 15 minutes a person dies by suicide in the United States. It is also the second leading cause of death in teens. Counseling, disability support and student wellness asks you to help promote awareness of this enormous public health problem by completing Ask. Listen. Refer., an online suicide awareness and prevention training. Those who […]Read More »