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.
OSUSPP REACH Trainers help to further our mission to create a campus culture of care by facilitating 100+ REACH trainings to OSU staff, faculty, and students throughout the year. We are current looking for more staff, faculty, graduate, and professional student trainers who want to join the team for the 2019-2020 academic year. Interested? Submit the REACH Trainer interest form by March… [Read More]
Presented by BCAS, RUOK Day will take place on March 6th from 3:00 – 7:00 PM in The Ohio Union Performance Hall. Follow the link to view the official event flyer. Hope to see you there!
March 20th @ 5:00 PM-6:30 PM, March 26th @ 12:30 PM-2:00 PM, April 11th @ 4:00 PM-5:30 PM, and April 22nd @ 12:00 PM-1:30 PM. Pre-registration is required and can be completed under the “REACH” Tab of the “Education” heading.
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.
Anonymous “You are by far the most unlucky person I have ever known.” friends would tell me, with the best of intentions. I wasn’t quite sure what to make of that. Thanks, I think? Yet I was sure that 29 years of life’s unimaginable kicks to the gut and stabs in the back had taken its toll. I was almost filled to capacity… and then, like gasoline meshing with a lit match, life sucker-punched me the hardest I had ever been hit before. Life’s previous kicks and stabs were mere child’s play in … CONTINUE