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 application can be found at http://ow.ly/E2Mr30nXCbQ and is due April 12th! Interns selected to join the OSUSPP team will have the opportunity to become campus leaders in mental health promotion and will work in a variety of campus suicide prevention efforts. Interns will develop skills in professionalism, mental health advocacy, and administration while learning… [Read More]
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 currently looking for more staff, faculty, graduate, and professional student trainers who want to join the team for the 2019-2020 academic year. Interested? Submit… [Read More]
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.
When I was in my mid-to-late 30′s, I experienced a clinical depression. I had everything in life to be happy about, but I was overwhelmed and felt like nothing in my life would ever be different and there was no end to my stress. I was a compulsive overeater and had quit smoking after 15 years and had my second baby and he did not sleep through the night for over 10 months. I was over-exercising and was in a vicious cycle that became more than I could handle. I remember having thoughts of … CONTINUE