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Student Wellness Team Suicide Prevention Week Events September 10-16

Posted by Tim on August 24, 2017 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Stress Relief

Student Wellness Team

Suicide Prevention Week 

September 10-16, 2017

 

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

Saturday Sept. 9 / 10:30am (registration begins at 8:30am)

Delaware Park (near Buffalo Zoo)

Join the UB Walkin’ Team, create your own team,

or make a donation at www.afsp.org/buffalo

 

FREE EVENT

Wellness Activity Day

Tuesday Sept. 12 / 11am–2pm / Student Union Lobby

Mindful Self-Care Art Activity, Yoga, Nutrition Demonstration,

Mental Health Awareness Resources, Games and Prizes

 

FREE EVENT
Suicide Prevention Week Active Minds Speaker:  Pablo Campos

Wednesday Sept. 13 / 7:00 pm /Doors open at 6:30 pm/Student Union Theater

Pablo Campos:  “Flying Under the Radar”

 

In his program, Pablo shares his story surrounding his own mental health concerns, polysubstance abuse and suicide attempt.  He also discusses the challenges he endured surrounding the norms of Guatemalan and U.S. cultures and assimilation.  Pablo discusses how stigma and a lack of education made seeking help more difficult, but by finally finding a strong network of professionals and loved ones, he was able to grow from being his own worst enemy to a powerful participant in his recovery.  He shares his story to encourage others to seek help, build peer support and to create a healthier sense of community.

 

FREE TRAINING
QPR:  Question, Persuade, Refer

Suicide Prevention Training

Friday Sept. 15/ 10am–12pm / Student Union 210

This training assists participants in learning to recognize the warning signs

of suicide and ways to effectively help someone in need.

Register online at www.buffalo.edu/studentlife/counseling (Register for QPR workshop –individual)

 

For more information contact Carissa Uschold at cuschold@buffalo.edu

Or visit:  www.buffalo.edu/studentlife/counseling