The UConn Suicide Prevention Committee works all year planning events, sharing important information, training first responders, and engaging the campus to have discussion about suicide and suicide prevention. The Suicide Prevention Committee will hold suicide prevention events throughout the academic year to strongly communicate that UConn cares and that there is hope, help, and healing for everyone who needs it. UConn is aware and shows it cares, ask for help!
4:00pm Spring Valley Student Farm event cancelled due to forecasted rain
Key Note Speakers: Kevin Briggs & Kevin Berthia, "The Bridge Between Suicide & Life"
Sgt. Kevin Briggs was the patrol officer whose compassionate voice and listening ear prevented Kevin Berthia from taking his own life at the Golden Gate Bridge 10 years ago.
Field of Memories
The Be Aware Show You Care Flag Exhibit is a powerful and poignant visual display representing the 1000+ suicides that occur on U. S. college campuses each year.
Café con Leche
Please join us for an evening of dialogue with café con leche and cookies!
Out to Lunch - "Suicide in LGBTQQI Youth"
An informative and engaging presentation by Dr. Richard Stillson will address suicide in the LGBTQQI youth community, how to recognize warning signs, and will identify local and national resources.