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Recognize, Respond, Refer Anyone can experience thoughts of suicide and there is no typical way that a person having thoughts of suicide will present to those around them. Anytime that you are concerned someone you know, this should be taken seriously. It is important to remember that you are one link in someone’s chain of […]
Our Work UHS Suicide Prevention promotes positive mental health among students and prevents suicide through collaborative, campus-wide efforts to: Strengthen practices and policies relating to suicide prevention and mental health services Reduce the stigma surrounding mental health issues by providing education to the UW-Madison community Promote help-seeking behaviors among our students Click the drop down […]
Get Involved Are you interested in helping with suicide prevention efforts? There are many opportunities available to make an impact. Click the drop down menus below:
Faculty & Staff Suicide Prevention Resources Faculty, staff, and teaching assistants can play a role in preventing suicide and promoting help-seeking behaviors on campus. Taking steps to prevent student suicide can look different in different circumstances. Here, we provide information for a variety of roles you may find yourself in, such as responding to a […]
Find Support Whether you are having thoughts of suicide or are otherwise in need of support, there are resources available to help. Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness. On this page we outline some of the resources available within our campus community and online to support you in caring for your […]
Help a Student UW-Madison is committed to creating a safe space for learning and working and hopes to engage student support systems as part of that process. All students deserve a place to learn, grow, and succeed. However, mental health issues are a growing concern for college students and can impact a student’s academic and […]
Self Help Academic, social, financial stressors, life changes, and many other factors can impact students’ mental health. If you are in distress, this is not your fault and reaching out for support from others is an option. In addition, there are options to help yourself cope. This page outlines some self-help strategies and resources available […]
A weekly drop-in confidential support group for victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking
Information on the administration and evaluation of the suicide prevention training programs.
Parents and guardians can play an important role in promoting a student’s mental health. It is important for family members to be aware of common stressors students face at college, intervene when there are concerns about a student, and know about available resources.