Helping A Suicidal Friend
Know the Signs of Suicide (S.O.S):
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people. These are only a few of the possible warning signs. If you have questions regarding other possible signs of suicide, please call the Counseling Center for assistance.
If you know someone who needs help, ACT!
Help is Available: Call UAPD (348-5454) or the Counseling Center (348-3863). You may also text BAMA to 741-741 to communicate with a trained volunteer.
Promoting the wellness of our students, friends, families, co-workers, and fellow citizens and helping prevent suicide is every person’s responsibility. Do your part and in two short hours learn the warning signs for suicide and the three simple skills of how to intervene and save someone’s life who is suicidal. To sign up for a free QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention for your department or individually or if you have any questions about QPR, please contact the Counseling Center at 348-3863. You can also request this training our online program request form.
Alternatively, you may take a FREE 30-minute online training course for the UA community called Ask, Listen, Refer.