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!
Key Note Speaker: Chamique Holdsclaw, “Mind/Game”
Chamique Holdsclaw is a three-time NCAA champion and former WNBA player whose long battle with mental illness nearly ended her career and life.
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.
Planting Flowers of Joy
Spring Valley Student Farm invites you to join them in planting daffodil bulbs next to the Student Union.
“Our Place at the Table: The Coming Together of Spirituality and Sexuality to Save Lives”
This informative and engaging presentation by Michael Reynolds, MSW, will address suicide in the LGBTQQI youth community.