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.
The Counseling Center will host a Suicide Prevention Walk on March 3 from 4-6 p.m. The walk will start on the Counseling Center’s lawn (3000 South Lawn Building) and will go to the Walk of Champions.
Know the Signs of Suicide (S.O.S):
If you know someone who needs help, ACT!
Help is Available: Call the Counseling Center at 205-348-3863 during operating hours or UAPD at 205-348-5454 anytime after hours (ask to speak to the on-call counselor). You may also text BAMA to 741-741 to communicate with a trained volunteer at CrisisTextLine at any time.
Promoting the wellness of our students, friends, families, co-workers, and fellow citizens and helping prevent suicide is every person’s responsibility. To learn more about suicide prevention, take a FREE 30-minute online training course for the UA community called Ask, Listen, Refer.
There are three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. Another longer and in-person program offering is Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR). To sign up for FREE QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention for your department, team, or group please contact the Counseling Center at 348-3863. You can also request this training our online program request form or sign up for individual QPR training below.