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.
If you or someone you know is feeling hopeless or considering harming yourself, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or 614-221-5445 (local). You can also text “4hope” to 741741 to reach the Crisis Text Line.
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 I lost my father in July 1981. Before he died I had made plans to move to California in the fall. I went ahead with my plans. I was as happy and carefree as any young person going to live in California. I found a place to live and a job, however every day I was waking up crying. I looked in the phone book for any self help organizations, but to no avail. I found a suicide hotline and thought I am not suicidal, I just want to know why I am crying every morning. Finally I called the … CONTINUE