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UConn HELPS Training (Helping Everyone Learn To Prevent Suicide)

Thursday, September 30, 2021
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Storrs Campus
Women's Center, SU 421

UConn HELPS is an interactive suicide prevention training which goes beyond basic facts about suicide. With a focus on the importance of communication and connection, participants will learn how to recognize warning signs, use empathic listening techniques, and provide compassionate support to those in crisis. This training covers the following areas: • Brief overview of statistics related to suicide in the college population • Discussion of myths and warning signs • Instruction on effective listening and communication skills • Overview of campus, state, and national resources to support someone in crisis • Participation in a guided group role play

Contact:

wcinvolvement@uconn.edu

Women's Center (primary), Student Health and Wellness, Suicide Prevention, UConn Master Calendar, uKindness In Person Events, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

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