Suicide Prevention Week is a University of Houston initiative focused on raising awareness about suicide, how to support a friend or peer, and campus resources.  The week features events, trainings, and conversations on-campus that are meant to encourage our commuinty speak up, reach out, and be informed.   This year, the week will be held from September 10th to 14th.
Monday, September 10th

 

  • Shoe Display: come view this community project honoring individuals lost to suicide, CRWC Rotunda 11 am – 1pm

Tuesday, September 11th

 

  • QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer): join CAPS to learn how to recognize and respond to signs of suicidal behavior, Student Services Center 12 pm – 1 pm; advance RSVP required to tabdulra@central.uh.edu
Wednesday, September 12

 

  • Gratitude Takeover with Grateful & Company, Student Center North Tables, 11 am – 1 pm. Learn more here: https://gratefulandcompany.com/
  • Beating the Blues: Food for Thought Workshop with CAPS, Student Service Center 1, Room 302G, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

Thursday, September 13th

 

  • Fresh Check Day: an interactive mental health awareness fair with t-shirts and free giveaways!, Student Center Plaza, 11 am – 1 pm
  • QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer): join CAPS to learn how to recognize and respond to signs of suicidal behavior, Student Services Center 12 pm – 1 pm; advance RSVP required to tabdulra@central.uh.edu
  • Compassion Meditation, UH Wellness Classroom – CRWC 1038, 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Friday, September 14th

 

  • Mental Health First Aid: all-day training focusing on signs of several types of mental illnesses and how to respond; UH Wellness 8 am – 5 pm; advance RSVP required by visiting https://www.uh.edu/wellness/programs/mhfa/ and filling out our registration form

 

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