Office of Student Life

At Risk Groups

The Ohio State University Suicide Prevention recognizes that some groups appear more vulnerable to suicide. This may be as a result of a complex set of factors, such as environmental stress, lack of access to resources, experiences of discrimination, prejudice or oppression, or complex bereavement in the case of suicide survivors (i.e., ‘those left behind’). We provide an overview of some of the concerns and pressures faced by these special student populations and links to specific resources: