AAS Presents – The Lessons from Attempting to Prevent College Suicide: Connecting Mental Health Resources and Conducting OutreachOn Thursday December 11, 2014 at 1:00pm EST, the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) will host a Webinar on preventing suicide among college students.
Courtesty of AAS, here is the description of the webinar content:
To prevent suicide on a college campus one needs more than an individual or a team, rather one needs an army (though certainly an individual can be the driving force behind the movement). Suicide prevention can’t merely be the job of the administration, or the the mental health providers, but rather it must be the responsibility of the entire university community. In keeping with this year’s conference theme “Get Connected,” this webinar will discuss the lessons learned from the Mississippi State University Connection Project, a SAMHSA-funded movement designed to connect mental health resources on campus, and students to those resources. In particular, the webinar will cover ways to build alliances across university departments and administration to increase buy-in. It will also cover Read More…Continue Reading