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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Every September, mental health organizations and individuals across the U.S. and around the world bring awareness to suicide prevention for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

Join us for events and trainings throughout the month of September.


Suicide Prevention Awareness Vigil

In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, we will host our 12th annual Suicide Prevention Awareness Vigil to increase awareness and foster community surrounding suicide prevention. We will have speakers to represent communities that have been impacted and an opportunity for students to share their experiences.

  • September 7 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. | Stafford Commons

Check Your Pack

Earn swag by checking in with your pack.

  • September 8 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Talley Student Union – Lobby

Fresh Check Day

Fresh Check Day is an uplifting mental health fair that includes interactive booths and exciting giveaways.

  • September 29 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Stafford Commons

Pause for Paws

Take a pause and focus on your wellbeing by enjoying time with therapy dogs.

  • September 30 | 12 – 2 p.m. | Harris Field


Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR) Training

QPR training is a community-based, nationally recognized, and empirically grounded suicide prevention program for students, faculty, and staff. It focuses on getting a distressed student or friend connected with additional support or referred for professional help.

  • Undergraduate Student QPR: September 15 | Register here
  • Graduate Student QPR: September 16 | Register here
  • Faculty/Staff QPR: September 13 | Register here
  • QPR+ | For those who have already completed QPR and are looking to dive deeper.