Sinclair Cares: Suicide Prevention

STOP SUICIDE: Sinclair Counseling Services 937-512-3032, Crisis Care (Montgomery County) 937-224-4646, Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741, National Suicide Precention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Sinclair is dedicated to assisting students on both a personal and academic level. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for college students, and Sinclair wants to help any student who is feeling depressed, alone, withdrawn or helpless. If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, this website will connect you with information and resources to begin feeling better. Sinclair Cares!

Risk Factors

  • Family History of Suicide/Depression
  • History of Previous Suicide Attempts
  • History of Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Feeling hopeless or helpless
  • Lack of social support
  • Impulsive or aggressive behaviors
  • Easy access to lethal means
  • A recent loss (relationship, death, etc)
  • History of abuse
  • Diagnosed or undiagnosed mental illness, anxiety mood disorders, schizophrenia, and some personality disorders

Suicide Awareness/Prevention Week

September 11, 2018

12PM in 7-006 B
Become a gatekeeper of suicide prevention and learn how to recognize signs of suicide, questions and conversations you might want to ask someone you are concerned about, as well as referral sources, both on campus and off campus. This session is open to both faculty, staff, and students. If you are staff and faculty, please sign up through CTL.

 

Free Depression Screenings can be completed at the following times at Counseling Services, located at 4-331. Reduce the stigma!!

  • September 10, 10 am-2pm
  • September 11, 10am-2pm
  • September 12, 10am-12pm
  • September 13, 10am-12pm
  • September 13, 10am-12pm