REACH is a suicide prevention training program offered to students, faculty and staff to learn the risks, warning signs and how to intervene to prevent suicide. Schedule your training today.
The main focus of RUOK? Day is to break down stigma related to mental health and prevent suicide. There are many resources available for students regarding all kinds of problems – no one should suffer in silence. Student organizations and community partners will be present to engage students to share information related facts, resource information and ways… [Read More]
Sign up available at https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/reach-5k. Registration for students is $7 and for staff/community members in $10. The cost includes a t-shirt, race entry, food, and giveaways! The REACH 5K run/walk began in 2017 to celebrate the participation of over 5000 members of the OSU community in our REACH suicide prevention gatekeeper training. This event is hosted… [Read More]
Come out to RUOK? Day, OSU’s largest mental health event, anytime from 3-7 PM on Thursday, March 1 at the Ohio Union Performance Hall to help erase the stigma behind mental illness! Through a fun environment, including FREE T-shirts, FREE food, and THERAPY DOGS, you’ll be able to walk out of RUOK? Day knowing more… [Read More]
A simple conversation can save a life.
Knowing the signs of suicide is important in helping someone who may be at risk. By offering your understanding, reassurance and support, you can help your loved one or friend seek the help he or she needs.
We offer a variety of services for individuals, programs, departments and student groups. OSU Suicide Prevention works in conjunction with many partners to implement the programs and services. The services we offer include:
RUOK? Buckeyes is an anonymous stress and depression questionnaire designed to identify students at-risk of suicide and encourage them to get help.
This online, interactive gatekeeper training simulation for faculty teaches the common indicators of psychological distress and how best to approach an at-risk student.