Suicide Prevention Week is a university initiative focused on raising awareness about suicide, how to support a friend or peer, and campus resources. The week features events, training, and conversations on-campus that are meant to encourage our community to speak up, reach out, and be informed.
By attending Suicide Prevention Week, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the potential risk factors and warning signs of suicide, and how to approach a friend or family member they are concerned about.
- Understand how suicide impacts college campuses and our larger society.
- Identify campus mental health resources and how to access them.
If you are experiencing a crisis situation and need to speak with someone immediately, please contact CAPS at 713.743.5454 or walk into CAPS. If it is after business hours and you are in imminent crisis, please call 911 or CAPS at 713.743.5454 and you will be connected to the after-hours counselor.