Suicide Prevention Resources

If you, or someone you know, are in a crisis, and concerned about immediate self-harm, call 911.

If you are thinking of harming yourself or need a safe, non-judgmental place to talk or if you are worried about someone else and need advice about what to do, call 800-273-8255 or for hearing and speech impaired TTY equipment, call 888-799-4889.

Know the Warning Signs

Suicide is a leading cause of death for college students. You can help save a life by knowing and understanding the facts of suicide prevention.

  • Family history of depression and/or suicide
  • History of abuse
  • History of previous suicide attempts
  • Untreated mental health concerns (i.e., depression, bipolar disorder, or anxiety)
  • Access to firearms or other lethal methods
  • Isolation from family, friends, and/or spiritual community
  • Prejudice, racial tension, discrimination, or inter-cultural conflict
  • Recent loss (i.e., death, break-up, or termination/rejection of a job)
  • Poverty and/or unemployment
  • Concerns about mental health stigma
  • Experiences of hopelessness and helplessness
  • Feelings of alienation, loneliness, guilt, shame, or inadequacy
  • Conflict with others are feeling misunderstood
  • Behaviors that are impulsive or aggressive
  • Absence of interpersonal attachments
  • Feelings of worthlessness
  • Language barriers
  • Homesickness and culture shock
  • Academic problems (i.e., failing courses, attendance, or inattentiveness)

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